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Randy Hannagan Tames Limaland for Arctic Cat All Star Victory

Steals Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket win from Jamie Veal

LIMA, Ohio (June 24, 2016) - Randy Hannagan became the sixth different Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event winner in the last seven races on Friday night, taming Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio, during night seven of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket. “The Hurricane” charged ahead from row six on the main event starting grid, ultimately climbing 11 positions in 40 laps, not taking command officially until lap 38 and stealing the show from pole sitter Jamie Veal. The Arctic Cat All Star victory was the first of the 2016 season for Randy Hannagan.

“I’m getting too old to run the top,” Randy Hannagan said in victory lane. “I knew guys were going to run the very top and run the very bottom, so I decided to try the middle. I can’t thank my guys enough for their hard work and support. We’ve got a lot of laps at this track. Feels good to get back to victory lane.”

Randy Hannagan patiently worked his way forward from 12th on the feature grid, utilizing the middle of Limaland’s high banked quarter-mile for most of the distance. The San Jose, California, native, now residing in Pittsboro, Indiana, cracked the top-three by lap 19, igniting a four lap battle with Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild for second and third in the running order. The pilot of the Ed Neumeister-owned/NAPA Upper Auto/No. 11N worked his way into second permanently by lap 26, resetting his focus on race leader Jamie Veal.

A late race caution on lap 34 stacked the field back together for a final time, putting Hannagan on the back bumper of Veal. Hannagan, still utilizing the middle of the speedway, made his bid for the top spot on lap 38, driving under Veal, who led every lap until that point, just before the flagstand. “The Hurricane” went on to separate himself from the field during the closing circuits, eventually followed by Jamie Veal and Travis Philo at the final checkers. It was Hannagan’s ninth career victory with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

“I want to thank all of the fans for coming out tonight and supporting this race,” said Hannagan. “The All Star officials did a fantastic job keeping this show organized. My team and I are very happy to be here. We’ll head down to Eldora Speedway tomorrow and try this again.”

The final night of the 34th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will take shape at none other than the World’s Greatest Dirt Track. Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, will welcome the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Saturday night, June 25, for the eighth and final round of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket, ending a nine day stretch of competition across much of the Buckeye State. The 2016 speedweek finale will award $10,000 to the main event winner, the largest payday of the week. An Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket champion will also be crowned on Saturday night at the “Big E,” a title worth $1,000 for a second consecutive season.

Sheldon Haudenschild is currently on top of the Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket point standings entering the Eldora Speedway finale. Chad Kemenah only trails by two points. A 2016 champion will be decided at the “Big E.”

Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, will open pit gates at 4:00 pm on Saturday afternoon, June 25. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions drivers meeting will be handled at 5:30, followed by hot laps at 6. Those seeking additional information should visit Eldora Speedway live on the Web at www.eldoraspeedway.com.

A-Main 1 (40 Laps): 1. 11N-Randy Hannagan[12] ; 2. 71-Jamie Veal[1] ; 3. 5T-Travis Philo[2] ; 4. 97-Dean Jacobs[3] ; 5. 22-Cole Duncan[6] ; 6. 8M-TJ Michael[16] ; 7. 3G-James McFadden[19] ; 8. 23-DJ Foos[8] ; 9. 21-Cap Henry[9] ; 10. 11K-Kraig Kinser[23] ; 11. 81-Lee Jacobs[10] ; 12. 5-Byron Reed[11] ; 13. 1st-Gary Taylor[17] ; 14. 10H-Chad Kemenah[4] ; 15. 46AU-Stuart Williams[20] ; 16. 70-Danny Holtgraver[14] ; 17. 23c-Tyler Courtney[21] ; 18. 8-Bryan Sebetto[13] ; 19. 26-Tayler Malsam[18] ; 20. 1-Dale Blaney[7] ; 21. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild[5] ; 22. 40-Caleb Helms[25] ; 23. 91-Cale Thomas[22] ; 24. 71m-Dave Blaney[24] ; 25. 57X-Andrew Palker[26] ; 26. 49-Tim Shaffer[15]

Current Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Standings (6/24/2016):
1. Sheldon Haudenschild 916
2. Chad Kemenah 914
3. Dean Jacobs 884
4. Kyle Larson 874
5. Tim Shaffer 866
6. Kraig Kinser 862
7. Dale Blaney 850
8. Cap Henry 846
9. Danny Holtgraver 842
10. Cale Thomas 842

Current All Star Standings (6/24/2016):
1. Dale Blaney  2408
2. Chad Kemenah 2380
3. Sheldon Haudenschild 2298
4. Cap Henry  2236
5. T.J. Michael 2210
6. Danny Holtgraver 2180
7. Kraig Kinser 2142
8. Lee Jacobs 2132
9. Caleb Helms  2016
10. Andrew Palker 1898

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Kyle Larson Earns Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Victory at Atomic Speedway

First repeat winner of the week

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (June 22, 2016) - Kyle Larson earned his second Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory of 2016 during round six on Wednesday evening, June 22, at Atomic Speedway. Larson used traffic to his advantage to garner the win, taking command over race leader Sheldon Haudenschild on lap 21. From there, the Elk Grove, California, native cruised ahead and led the last ten circuits to score the $5,000 top prize. It was a fourth career Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star, his first at Atomic Speedway. Larson is the first repeat winner of the 34th edition of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket.

“My crew has been working their tails off all week,” said Kyle Larson. “Paul Silva actually found some things wrong with our car and fixed them overnight. It really made a world of difference. I can’t thank him enough for allowing me to come out here and have some fun this week. It’s pretty cool to come out here and be competitive against a field like this.”

Kyle Larson started third on the feature grid, maintaining third in the running order at the completion of lap one. After surviving a four lap battle with Tim Shaffer for the third spot, Larson moved on and started his chase toward the front.

By lap 14, Larson worked around Cole Duncan for second, utilizing the high side of turns one and turn and the low side of turns three and four. Heavy traffic started to come into play for race leader Sheldon Haudenschild by lap 18, allowing Larson to close a near two second gap. Larson made his winning move on lap 21, driving under the Wooster, Ohio, native near the apron of turn three. Despite heavy pressure by Cole Duncan, Sheldon Haudenschild held on to finish second, followed by Duncan, Tim Shaffer, and Randy Hannagan.

“I honestly didn’t think I’d be up here as a winner tonight” explained Kyle Larson in victory lane. “I can’t thank you fans enough for coming out tonight. That race was a lot of fun. We were really fast all night long and the track really gets good when it widens out and slicks off like that. I was able to get by Sheldon there in traffic. The track was starting to take a little bit of rubber. I was able to find it before Sheldon (Haudenschild). Happy to be back here in victory lane. Already excited to return.”

Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will continue with round seven on Friday evening, June 24, at the Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio. The high paced quarter-mile will kick off the final weekend of Ohio Sprint Speedweek competition for the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, ending officially on Saturday night, June 25, at the Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Limaland did not host an Ohio Sprint Speedweek event during the 2015 season, losing a battle to Mother Nature.

Limaland Motorsports Park will open gates at 4:00 pm on Friday night, June 24. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions drivers meeting will be conducted at 6, followed by hot laps at 6:30. Those seeking additional news and information should visit Limaland Motorsports Park live on the Web at www.limaland.com.

A-Main 1 (30 Laps): 1 Kyle Larson; 2. Sheldon Haudenschild; 3. Cole Duncan; 4. Tim Shaffer; 5. Randy Hannagan; 6. Cale Thomas; 7. Cap Henry; 8. Jamie Veal; 9. Bryan Clauson; 10. Rico Abreu; 11. Kraig Kinser; 12. Travis Philo; 13. Chad Kemenah; 14. Danny Dietrich; 15. TJ Michael; 16. Dale Blaney; 17. Jimmy Stinson; 18. Bryan Nuckles; 19. Carson Macedo; 20. Brandon Wimmer; 21. Kory Crabtree; 22. Andrew Palker; 23. Danny Smith; 24. Lee Jacobs; 25. Danny Holtgraver; 26. Paul May; 27. Caleb Helms.

Current OSW Standings (6/22/2016)
1. Kyle Larson 874
2. Sheldon Haudenschild 808
3. Chad Kemenah 792
4. Tim Shaffer 764
5. Dean Jacobs 742
6. Dale Blaney 740
7. Cale Thomas 738
8. Kraig Kinser 732
9. Danny Holtgraver 724
10. Cap Henry 714

Current Standings (6/22/2016)
1. Dale Blaney 2298
2. Chad Kemenah 2258
3. Sheldon Haudenschild 2190
4. Cap Henry 2104
5. T.J. Michael 2072
6. Danny Holtgraver 2062
7. Kraig Kinser 2012
8. Lee Jacobs 2004
9. Caleb Helms 1910
10. Andrew Palker 1796

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Bryan Clauson Scores First Ever Arctic Cat All Star Win During Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Visit to Sharon Speedway

HARTFORD, Ohio (June 21, 2016) - For the first time in his career, Bryan Clauson earned top honors during Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions competition, scoring round five of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. The Noblesville, Indiana, native is the fifth different feature winner during Ohio Sprint Speedweek thus far, leading the last 24 circuits to score the $5,000 top prize. Cap Henry followed Clauson to the finish, followed by Danny Holtgraver, Dale Blaney, and Dean Jacobs.

“We were really good last year when we were here, so I knew we had a really good baseline to start with,” explained Clauson, pilot of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America/Elk Grove Ford/No. 17W. “My guys worked hard on this thing all night. Sometimes we aren’t where we need to be every night, but we keep getting better and better. I just tried to get out front and run as fast as I could.”

Bryan Clauson started fourth on the main event grid and raced his way to third after the initial start. Fortunately for Clauson, bad luck struck early leader Chad Kemenah on lap six, resulting in the Hunter Racing entry nearly spinning to the infield in turn four, collecting second place running Caleb Griffith in the process. Clauson inherited the point, followed by Cap Henry and Dean Jacobs.

Green flag action resumed with Bryan Clauson showing the way. The recent Indianapolis 500 starter set the pace at the top of the speedway, racing nearly unpressured for the remaining distance. Traffic came into play by the midpoint of the race, allowing Cap Henry and Dean Jacobs to close the gap. Despite heavy traffic increasing by lap 25 of 30, Clauson kept his distance, ultimately becoming the 205th different Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature winner in series history.

“I didn’t think I’d win a race during Ohio Sprint Speedweek, so this is pretty cool,” said Bryan Clauson. “This is really special. You look at what we did a few nights ago and you’d think we would never be up here. My guys just keep digging and keep working hard. I’m glad to put 30 solid laps together for them tonight and get a win during Ohio Sprint Speedweek.”

The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will continue the 34th edition of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket with round six on Wednesday evening, June 22, at the Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio. The Arctic Cat All Stars made three attempts to host competition at the Atomic highbanks in 2016, with all three losing to Mother Nature. Dale Blaney earned the 2015 Ohio Sprint Speedweek victory at Atomic Speedway, holding back Cole Duncan and eventual speedweek champion Greg Wilson.

Atomic Speedway will open pit gates at 4:00 pm on Wednesday afternoon, June 22. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions drivers meeting will be conducted at 5:30, followed by warm ups at 6:15. For more information regarding round six of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket, fans should visit Atomic Speedway live on the Web at www.atomicspeedway.net.

A-Main (30 Laps): 1. Bryan Clauson; 2. Cap Henry; 3. Danny Holtgraver; 4. Dale Blaney; 5. Dean Jacobs; 6. Kyle Larson; 7. Tim Shaffer; 8. Rico Abreu; 9. Sheldon Haudenschild; 10. Lee Jacobs; 11. TJ Michael; 12. Stuart Brubaker; 13. Dave Blaney; 14. Chris Andrews; 15. Kasey Kahne; 16. Caleb Griffith; 17. Caleb Helms; 18. Sean Zemunik; 19. Brandon Spithaler; 20. Kraig Kinser; 21. Bryan Sebetto; 22. Dan Kuriger; 23. Michael Bauer; 24. Chad Kemenah; 25. Stuart Williams.

Current OSW Points (6/21/2016)
1. Kyle Larson 724
2. Chad Kemenah 668
3. Sheldon Haudenschild 662
4. Dean Jacobs 662
5. Dale Blaney 660
6. Tim Shaffer 622
6. Danny Holtgraver 622
8. Kraig Kinser 604
9. Lee Jacobs 602
10. Cale Thomas 600

Current All Star Standings (6/21/2016)
1. Dale Blaney 2180
2. Chad Kemenah 2134
3. Sheldon Haudenschild 2044
4. Cap Henry 1968
5. Danny Holtgraver 1960
6. T.J. Michael 1952
7. Lee Jacobs 1902
8. Kraig Kinser 1884
9. Caleb Helms 1808
10. Andrew Palker 1690

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History & excitement packed into Watsonville/Calistoga weekend for the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series this Friday & Saturday

Annual Pombo/Sargent Classic kicks-off weekend at Ocean Speedway

By Gary Thomas

Watsonville, CA – June 21, 2016…Two-time King of the West champion Kyle Hirst of Paradise & Campbell’s Bud Kaeding lead the series into a big double header weekend at a pair of the premier racing facilities in California, opening with the 31st annual Pombo/Sargent Classic at Ocean Speedway on Friday, before culminating at the famed Calistoga Speedway half-mile for the annual Wine Country Classic on Saturday.

The Pombo/Sargent Classic honors California racing icons Al Pombo & Marshall Sargent, with this season marking the 31st anniversary of the event that originally started at Kings Speedway in the 1980’s, before moving to Thunderbowl Raceway from 2006-’11. In 2012 the event returned to Kings Speedway where it was held for three additional years, until finding a new home at the Ocean Speedway last season and beyond.

Al Pombo began his career in the 1940’s and is credited with more than 500 main event victories, including multiple wins in the Gold Cup at West Capital Raceway, the same event that is now held at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico. He also won five San Jose Speedway titles, seven NASCAR super-modified championships, nine titles at Kearney Bowl and six at Clovis Speedway. Pombo was a fixture at the event each year until his passing.

Early in his career Marshall Sargent won a pair of San Jose titles, which included two wins in the Johnny Key Classic. He also captured the Australian championship in 1964. A pair of crashes unfortunately cut his career short and he enjoyed retirement until his passing in 1990. His legend and memory is kept alive each year as part the Pombo/Sargent Classic and on Friday June 24 we’ll once again pay homage to a pair of legends, who helped set the foundation for the sport in our state.

When it comes to history in Northern California it doesn’t get much richer & fuller than the Calistoga Speedway, site of this Saturday’s Wine Country Classic. Over the last couple years the Calistoga Speedway has seen a total transformation thanks to the hard work of some dedicated individuals. In addition to the various facility upgrades that include a booming new sound system, fencing & scoreboards, lots of work went into the racing surface, which is now wider with smoother transitions into the corners.

Along with the Vermeil Classic over Labor Day weekend the King of the West sanctioned Wine Country Classic is the only other event scheduled to take place at the half-mile this season. In addition to the King of the West 410 Sprints on Saturday, the Wingless Sprint Car Series presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos will also be in action. The Hunt Series made its Calistoga debut last season and thrilled the crowd during both of their events.

If you haven’t been back to the track in a while come out & take in a night of racing at the new Calistoga Speedway on Saturday. This weekend’s showcase opens the 79th season of racing at California’s only true half-mile dirt oval. This Friday & Saturday as a whole is also a definite piece of Golden State heritage for long time racing fans and one that we hope to continue for years to come.

Going into the weekend Hirst & Kaeding sit in a dead heat at the front of the standings with five races complete. Both drivers have won twice so far this season and are always threats at Watsonville & Calistoga. Chico’s Jonathan Allard sits just 11-points back of those two going into a pair of tracks where he always excels at as well.  Last season’s Pombo/Sargent Classic winner DJ Netto ranks fourth in the standings, while first-year full time contender Justyn Cox of Clarksburg rounds out the top-five.

Completing the top-10 in points going into the Ocean/Calistoga double header are Atwater’s Sean Watts, Gilroy’s Jarrett Soares, Grass Valley’s Jason Statler, Watsonville’s Justin Sanders and Hanford’s Mitchell Faccinto.

The front gate for the Pombo/Sargent Classic at Ocean Speedway will open at 4:30pm this Friday night with hot laps at 5:30pm, qualifying around 6pm and racing to follow. The pit booth will open at 2pm. Adult tickets for Friday night cost $25, with kids 6-12 $15. Children 5 & under are free. All seating is general admission. Tickets can be pre-bought at http://racepmg.com/tickets/

The Ocean Speedway is located on the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville, California with the physical address being 2601 East Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076.

Tickets for the Wine Country Classic at Calistoga Speedway on Saturday can be acquired by contacting (916) 773-7225. Adult reserved seats cost $30, with general admission tickets $25. Children 6-12 cost $10. Kids five & under are free.

Will call/ ticket sales & pit gate will open at 1pm, front gate opens at 4pm, with cars on track around 5pm. Teams are welcome to arrive early and set up in the infield pit area, which will then be swept at noon. The pit area age minimum is 14, with anyone under 18 being required to have a parent sign a release.

A new fan pit pass is also being offered. Those that purchase advance reserved tickets can upgrade to a pit pass for an additional $20. The fan pit pass allows the opportunity to go back & forth between the infield pit area and the grandstand area. The Calistoga Speedway is located on the scenic Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, California at 1435 North Oak Street and has been in existence since 1937.

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Rico Abreu Dominates Round Four of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket at Wayne County Speedway,\

Ohio Sprint Speedweek continues Tuesday at Sharon Speedway

ORRVILLE, Ohio (June 20, 2016) - After missing the main event on Sunday night at Millstream Speedway, finishing sixth during the evening’s C-main, St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu made an impressive rebound and nearly swept round four of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio. Abreu earned victories during his respective heat race and dash on Monday evening at Wayne County, all before leading all 30 circuits of the feature program. The $5,000 Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory was the fourth Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions win of his career, going back-to-back at Wayne County Speedway in 2016.

“I just love being a part of this team. It’s all about preparation and these guys certainly make that happen,” explained Rico Abreu. “I love to watch my guys work. Even after a tough night like last night, they stayed focused and knew what they had to do to turn things around. Really glad to be up here again. Wayne County Speedway reminds me so much of racing back home.”

Rico Abreu took command of the feature field immediately after the initial green flag, winning the drag race into turns one and two with Andrew Palker and Jac Haudenschild in tow. The 30-lap main event was halted five times, two of which for red flag conditions during the first five circuits. Despite the frequent cautions, and a needed fuel stop on lap 22, Abreu kept his pace on the point, never feeling pressure from those racing behind him. Kyle Larson, who started third on the feature grid, maintained a top-five running position the entire distance, eventually finishing second at the checkers. Sheldon Haudenschild finished third, followed by fifth row starter Danny Holtgraver and California native Carson Macedo.

“I’m just so comfortable here,” said Rico Abreu. “The turns were completely different here tonight. It really reminds me of Tulare back home in California. My style really fits this place. I’m just really happy for my team. I think we are all excited to get back to this place.”

Night five of the 34th edition of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will be contested at the Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio, on Tuesday evening, June 21. Local favorite and defending Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions titlist Dale Blaney is the defending event winner, scoring $5,000 over a pair of Aussie invaders. James McFadden finished second in 2015, followed by Jamie Veal.

Sharon Speedway will allow Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket teams to enter the pit area as early as 10:00 am on Tuesday morning, June 21. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions drivers meeting will be conducted at 5:30, followed by warm ups and qualifying time trials at 6. For more information, please visit Sharon Speedway live on the Web at www.sharonspeedway.com.

Wayne County Speedway - Monday, June 20, 2016:
A-Main 1 (30 Laps)
1. Rico Abreu; 2. Kyle Larson; 3. Sheldon Haudenschild; 4. Danny Holtgraver; 5. Carson Macedo; 6. Kasey Kahne; 7. Kraig Kinser; 8. Chad Kemenah; 9. Paul May; 10. Dean Jacobs; 11. Cale Thomas; 12. Andrew Palker; 13. Dominic Scelzi; 14. Daniel Harding; 15. TJ Michael; 16. Cap Henry; 17. Parker Price-Miller; 18. Jamie Veal; 19. Jac Haudenschild; 20. Dale Blaney; 21. Bryan Clauson; 22. Danny Dietrich; 23. Byron Reed; 24. Tim Shaffer; 25. Caleb Helms.

Current OSW Standings (6/20/2016)
1. Kyle Larson: 586
2. Chad Kemenah: 566
3. Sheldon Haudenschild: 530
4. Dean Jacobs: 522
5. Cale Thomas: 520
6. Dale Blaney: 518
7. Jamie Veal: 500
8. Kraig Kinser: 494
9. Tim Shaffer: 486
10. Travis Philo: 482

Current Standings (6/20/2016)
1. Dale Blaney 2038
2. Chad Kemenah 2032
3. Sheldon Haudenschild 1912
4. T.J. Michael 1824
5. Cap Henry 1822
6. Danny Holtgraver 1816
7. Kraig Kinser 177
8. Lee Jacobs 1772
9. Caleb Helms 1692
10. Andrew Palker 1610

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National Sprint League Facing World of Outlaws Friday at Jackson Motorplex

Set for Fifth Event of Season at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday

Inside Line Promotions - WINDOM, Minn. (June 20, 2016) - The National Sprint League welcomes the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series into its playground this Friday.

The series will team up for an event at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., where Craig Dollansky and Danny Lasoski - separated by only four points in the National Sprint League championship standings - take their heated points battle into a race that will include Donny Schatz, Brad Sweet, Shane Stewart, Daryn Pittman, David Gravel and the remainder of the World of Outlaws stars.

The National Sprint League will wrap this weekend up on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where Kerry Madsen has won two of the four events this season. Lasoski and Brian Brown have also been victorious at the half-mile oval.

Dollansky, Lasoski and Madsen are tied atop the National Sprint League win's list with two victories. Lasoski has set quick time during qualifying in four of the eight races with Dollansky scoring a top-five finish in seven races - one more than Lasoski.

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DAVE BLANEY SCHEDULED TO JOIN ALL STAR OHIO SPRINT SPEEDWEEK COMPETITION TUESDAY AT SHARON SPEEDWAY

PENGILLY, Minn. (June 20, 2016) – Dave Blaney is looking forward to getting back into the cockpit of the Motter Equipment Mohawk Northeast Beltline Body shop 71M sprint car Tuesday, June 21, to join the Arctic Cat All Stars at Sharon Speedway.

“We’re excited to get back into night five of Ohio Sprint Speedweek competition,” said Blaney.  “We drove a Modified at Brewerton Speedway (New York) Friday, June 17, and we felt really good.  We started the feature in the 24th and last position since the field was set based on points.  We raced to 11th place.

“Sharon is a track where we have raced a lot through the years and we are ready to tackle the competition.”

The Blaneys are one of three families that own Sharon Speedway.

If all goes according to plan, the Buckeye Bullet will race with the All Stars Friday at Limaland Motorsports Park and Saturday night at Eldora Speedway.

Blaney was injured at Eldora May 6 in a serious qualifying accident during World of Outlaws competition.  He made an appearance at Weedsport Speedway May 22 but didn’t feel comfortable behind the wheel of the 71M.

“I have kept in constant contact with Dave,” said team owner Dan Motter, “and he is upbeat and ready to hit the dirt.  He sounds very excited.

“I know it’s hard for any racer to sit on the sidelines and watch the competition, but I have a lot of respect for him for not pushing to get back out before he was totally ready.

“As a team owner, I’m as excited as he is to get back into the thick of it. Plus his enthusiasm is contagious.  I believe our gladiator is ready to go back into battle.”

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Dale Blaney Charges from Row Seven to Win Round Three of Speedweek at Millstream,

Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Continues Monday at Wayne County Speedway

FINDLAY, Ohio (June 19, 2016) - The “Low Rider” Dale Blaney broke through and earned his first Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory of the 2016 season on Sunday evening in Findlay, Ohio, advancing 12 positions in 30 laps to win at Millstream Speedway. For Blaney, the victory was his fifth of the season with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, raising is career win total to 132. The pilot of the GoMuddy.com/Big Game Treestands/CH Motorsports/No. 1 started 13th on the feature grid, taking command from Chad Kemenah on lap 21.

“We had a pretty good start which kinda set up our progress,” explained Dale Blaney. “We’ve won some races here before when the track cleans off like this. We haven’t really been struggling as of lately, but we haven’t really been consistently fast night in and night out. Tonight we were able to show speed from start to finish. George had the car right where it needed to be. We’ve been searching around quite a bit lately, not sure what we’re missing. This is a big turnaround for us. Happy to be here.”

Dale Blaney started his impressive charge to the front of the field right from the start, making his first appearance inside the top-three just before the midpoint of the main event. The Hartford, Ohio, native worked into the runner-up position by lap 15, setting up an eventual battle with race leader Chad Kemenah. By lap 20, Blaney worked to the back bumper of Kemenah, driving by the Hunter Racing/Seneca Energy/No. 10H on lap 21. A late caution on lap 28 proved to be no distraction for the defending Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions titlist, holding on the last three circuits to score the $5,000 top prize. Chad Kemenah finished second, followed by Kyle Larson for a third straight podium finish.

“The good thing about Ohio Sprint Speedweek is there is always tomorrow,” said Dale Blaney. “This is a great booster into tomorrow for when we head over to Wayne County Speedway, as well as a great booster for the rest of the week. I’ve said it a hundred times, but I can’t thank this entire team enough for what they do for me. We’ll work to do this again tomorrow.”

The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will continue their 2016 Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket campaign with round four on Monday evening, June 20, this time visiting the Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio. Sheldon Haudenschild earned the Ohio Sprint Speedweek victory at the Orrville oval in 2016, holding off Indiana native Parker Price-Miller and Aussie invader James McFadden.

Wayne County Speedway will open pit gates at 3:00 pm on Monday afternoon, June 20. A mandatory drivers meeting will be conducted at 5:30, followed by Arctic Cat All Star hot laps at 6. Those seeking additional information should visit Wayne County Speedway live on the Web at www.waynecountyspeedway.com.

A-Main (30 Laps) 1. 1-Dale Blaney[13] ; 2. 10H-Chad Kemenah[2] ; 3. 57-Kyle Larson[9] ; 4. 5T-Travis Philo[15] ; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser[5] ; 6. 49-Tim Shaffer[12] ; 7. 23c-Tyler Courtney[4] ; 8. 97-Dean Jacobs[10] ; 9. 81-Lee Jacobs[14] ; 10. 71-Jamie Veal[23] ; 11. 11N-Randy Hannagan[22] ; 12. 8M-TJ Michael[25] ; 13. 35-Stuart Brubaker[6] ; 14. 6M-Jac Haudenschild[19] ; 15. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild[1] ; 16. 91-Cale Thomas[20] ; 17. 70-Danny Holtgraver[17] ; 18. 09x-Carson Macedo[21] ; 19. 73-Chris Andrews[7] ; 20. 40-Caleb Helms[8] ; 21. 57X-Andrew Palker[11] ; 22. 60-Kory Crabtree[18] ; 23. 4-Kasey Kahne[16] ; 24. 5-Byron Reed[24] ; 25. 21-Cap Henry[3]

Current Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Standings (6/19/2016):
1. Kyle Larson: 440
2. Chad Kemenah: 432
3. Dale Blaney: 408
4. Travis Philo: 402
5. Cale Thomas: 392
6. Lee Jacobs: 392
7. Dean Jacobs: 392
8. Sheldon Haudenschild: 386
9. Jamie Veal: 386
10. Tim Shaffer: 384

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Sheldon Haudenschild Holds Off Kyle Larson for Waynesfield Speedweek Victory,

Second Consecutive Speedweek Win at Waynesfield Raceway Park

WAYNESFIELD, Ohio (June 18, 2016) – For a second consecutive season, Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild scored an Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory at Waynesfield Raceway Park, this time holding off pole sitter and Ohio Sprint Speedweek opening night winner Kyle Larson during a hard fought battle in traffic. Haudenschild, who started third on the Arctic Cat All Star feature grid, survived an epic three car battle during the late stages of the 35-lap main event, keeping Larson and the “Steel City Outlaw” Tim Shaffer in his rearview mirror. The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory increased Haudenschild’s season total to three, also bumping his career win total with the series to nine.

“That was really intense,” explained Sheldon Haudenschild in victory lane. “Especially knowing that Kyle Larson was right behind me, that made it really intense. You get to lapped cars so fast here and it really makes it hard to figure out where to go. Those guys are racing for positions, also, sometimes three and four wide right in front of you. Racing in traffic actually allowed Kyle (Larson) to get underneath me at one point. Luckily, I was able to slide back underneath him in three and four and make it stick. I didn’t see him much after that. That was a lot of fun.”

The “Wild Child” Jac Haudenschild led the first five circuits at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday evening, eventually losing the lead to NASCAR Sprint Cup series regular Kyle Larson on the bottom side of the speedway on lap six. Sheldon Haudenschild made his first bid for the top spot on laps 12 and 13, officially leading lap 13, driving by Larson in traffic. The pair dueled nearly nose to tail for the next six circuits before the main event’s first caution appeared on lap 20. Caution flags appeared once again on lap 21, disrupting the feature field for the second and final time of the evening.

Green flag conditions returned for good with Sheldon Haudenschild back on the point. The last 14 laps proved to be more than challenging for the pilot of the Southern Pacific Farms/No. 93, pressured on several occasions by Kyle Larson and Tim Shaffer, all while attempting to negotiate heavy traffic. Despite the pressure, Haudenschild prevailed, keeping the point position despite multiple slide job attempts by Kyle Larson and challenges by Tim Shaffer. Even after making accidental contact with Tim Shaffer during the closing circuits, Larson would hang on to finish in the runner-up position, followed by the “Steel City Outlaw.”

“I just can’t thank my guys enough for their hard work,” said Sheldon Haudenschild. “They work their tails off to keep everything in shape and ready to go. I owe this all to them. Tonight was a lot of fun. Hopefully we can keep this going tomorrow night at Millstream.”

Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will continue with round three on Sunday evening, June 19, at the Millstream Speedway near Findlay, Ohio. The Randy and Lisa Hammer promoted half-mile did not host an Ohio Sprint Speedweek program last season, but did host the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on two separate occasions in 2015, one during the month of July and one in September. Cody Darrah and Dale Blaney were the victors, each scoring $5,000 victories.

Millstream Speedway will open pit gates at 2:00 pm on Sunday afternoon, June 19. A mandatory drivers meeting will be conducted at 4:45, followed by Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions hot laps at 5:30. Racing is scheduled to hit the half-mile at 6:30. Those seeking additional information should visit Millstream Speedway live on the Web at www.millstreamspeedway.net.

A-Main (40 Laps) 1. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild[3] ; 2. 57-Kyle Larson[1] ; 3. 49-Tim Shaffer[4] ; 4. 10H-Chad Kemenah[12] ; 5. 5T-Travis Philo[11] ; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser[6] ; 7. 11N-Randy Hannagan[16] ; 8. 71-Jamie Veal[7] ; 9. 91-Cale Thomas[19] ; 10. 97-Dean Jacobs[9] ; 11. 81-Lee Jacobs[14] ; 12. 5-Byron Reed[10] ; 13. 4-Kasey Kahne[18] ; 14. 1-Dale Blaney[21] ; 15. 21-Cap Henry[20] ; 16. 35-Stuart Brubaker[8] ; 17. 8M-TJ Michael[15] ; 18. 38-DJ Foos[13] ; 19. 70-Danny Holtgraver[23] ; 20. 48-Danny Dietrich[22] ; 21. O7-Jacob Wilson[24] ; 22. 6M-Jac Haudenschild[2] ; 23. 20N-Hunter Schuerenberg[17] ; 24. 60-Kory Crabtree[25] ; 25. 40-Caleb Helms[5]

Current Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Standings (6/18/2016):
1. Kyle Larson 296
2. Chad Kemenah 286
3. Cale Thomas 274
4. Byron Reed 272
5. Sheldon Haudenschild 266
6. Lee Jacobs 260
7. Travis Philo 260
8. Dale Blaney 258
9. Dean Jacobs 258
10. Stuart Brubaker 256

Current Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Standings (6/18/2016):
1. Dale Blaney 1778
2. Chad Kemenah 1752
3. Sheldon Haudenschild 1648
4. Cap Henry 1602
5. T.J. Michael 1578
6. Lee Jacobs 1560
7. Danny Holtgraver 1558
8. Kraig Kinser 1498
9. Caleb Helms 1480
10. Andrew Palker 1376

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Bud Kaeding wins a final lap thriller at the Jimmy Sills Classic in Stockton on Saturday with the King of the West Sprint Car Series

By Gary Thomas

Stockton, CA – June 18, 2016..In a race fitting to honor the legendary Jimmy Sills on Saturday night at the Stockton Dirt Track, Campbell’s Bud Kaeding was able to get by Hanford’s Mitchell Faccinto on the final lap of the main event en route to his second King of the West victory of the season.

Kaeding & Sills happen to be the only three-time champions in the storied history of the USAC Silver Crown Series and in another ironic tie in, Kaeding also passed Sills to win his very first 410 Sprint Car race at the Pombo/Sargent Classic in 1997.

The win was Kaeding’s very first at the Stockton Dirt Track and the 14th of his King of the West career, moving him into a tie with Jason Meyers for eighth on the all-time series list. After finishing runner up in points the last two-years he is currently locked in a tight three-way battle with Kyle Hirst & Jonathan Allard with five races complete.

“That sure was a fun one right there,” said a joyful Kaeding after executing some donuts and leaping from the familiar Williams Motorsports 0 Sprinter. “It means a lot to win the Jimmy Sills Classic and to do it like that makes it even sweeter. Jimmy was one of my favorites growing up along with my dad. I still remember racing & passing him to win my first 410 race back in the day. I can’t thank this whole ZERO team enough for all their hard work. I’m glad we could give Morrie & Katie Williams another win tonight.”

The 30-lap Jimmy Sills Classic started out with pole sitter Faccinto jumping into the lead, while in search of his first ever King of the West win. The second generation driver did a fantastic job in holding off the relentless charges of Fresno’s Cory Eliason over the first half of the race. Eliason was looking for his second career series win and looked very strong in hounding Faccinto’s rear bumper, but would drop to third on lap 17 when Chico’s Jonathan Allard made the move to get by. At that time you could throw a blanket over the top-five as the action intensified over the later stages.

On lap 21 Kaeding then shot by Eliason to claim third, before dispatching of Allard for second one circuit later. He then slowly closed in on Faccinto while driving hard to the high side through turns three & four. Kaeding continued to get a huge launch down the front stretch with the higher line and when the white flag waved he made his move. As the pair raced into one & two for the final time he motored to the inside of Faccinto and inched his way to the lead down the back stretch. That was all she wrote for Kaeding, as he charged through the final corners to take the Ed Entz checkered flag for victory.

Although disappointed Faccinto matched his career best King of the West finish in second aboard the Western Metal Company No. 37 mount. “That one definitely hurts right there,” he commented. “I hate it for all my guys, because I feel like I let them down on the final lap. But it was still a really good night for us and I want to thank everyone that makes it possible to drive this 37 car. We’ll now move on to a couple of tracks that I really like next week with KWS and try to get a win there.”

Allard crossed the stripe in third to cap a solid night in the Tri-C Manufacturing No. 3c machine. “I really wanted to give my team a win tonight, so I’m a little bummed to come home in third, but we’re continuing to get better & better,” he said. “Jimmy Sills was a hero of mine growing up and I think it’s really cool that we have an event in his honor here at Stockton. I want to thank Clyde & Marion Lamar and all my guys. We are looking forward to Watsonville & Calistoga next week.”

Sacramento’s Willie Croft made some nice moves to come home fourth at the conclusion, as did Watsonville’s Justin Sanders, who tallied his second top-five finish of the season. The top-10 was completed by Paradise, Ca’s Kyle Hirst, Hanford’s DJ Netto, Fresno’s Craig Stidham, Eliason and Penngrove’s Chase Johnson.

Mitchell Faccinto won the dash, while the three 10-lap heat races were picked off by Jonathan Allard, DJ Netto and Bud Kaeding. Willie Croft opened the night by pacing the 20-car field in qualifying with a lap of 13.522 around the Stockton Dirt Track.

A-main finish: 1. 0 Bud Kaeding, 2. 37 Mitchell Faccinto, 3. 3c Jonathan Allard, 4. 29 Willie Croft, 5. 17 Justin Sanders, 6. 21x Kyle Hirst, 7. 88n DJ Netto, 8. 3 Craig Stidham, 9. 5h Cory Eliason, 10. 68 Chase Johnson, 11. 31c Justyn Cox, 12. 7 Steven Kent, 13. 98 Sean Watts, 14. 12 Jarrett Soares, 15. 93 Stephen Ingram, 16. 00 Jason Statler, 17. 49 Mike Monahan, 18. 54 Bill Hopper, 19. 2r Richard Brace Jr.

The King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series will be right back in action this coming week. Friday night will find the tour at Watsonville’s Ocean Speedway for the 31st annual Pombo/Sargent Classic, before heading to the famed Calistoga Speedway half-mile on Saturday for the Wine Country Classic.

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Kerry Madsen Sweeps on the Night the Lights Went Out in Knoxville

Garner Repeats in 360’s, Haase Wins in 305’s

by Bill Wright

Knoxville, IA, June 18, 2016 – A twenty-minute delay after a power surge couldn’t stop Kerry Madsen from sweeping the evening’s festivities, including the non-stop 20-lap National Sprint League feature at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night.  The St. Mary’s, New South Wales, Australia native took the lead at about the halfway point from his brother Ian, and took home the $5,000 prize aboard the Keneric Racing #29 for his 19th career main event win here.

A half a lap after the green flag fell in the 20-lap NSL main event, a power surge temporarily knocked out a number of lights around the race track.  A 20-minute delay ensued, but it just built the anticipation for what would be another great race at Knoxville.

Ian Madsen shot out from his starting spot outside row one once the lights were restored.  Brooke Tatnell and a surging Craig Dollansky gave chase.  Brian Brown and Kerry Madsen battled for the fourth spot, and Brown garnered that position on lap four.  In great racing action, Kerry battled past Brown and Dollansky to claim third a lap later.

Meanwhile, Tim Kaeding was on the move from his starting spot in row four.  He took fifth from Brown on lap six and claimed fourth from Dollansky a lap later.  Meanwhile, Kerry was on the move, shooting around Tatnell for second on lap eight.  After reeling in Ian, he would power by with a slider to lead lap nine.

A three-way battle for third was on, between Kaeding, Tatnell and Brown in the middle stages.  After a heated battle, Brown would wrestle that spot from Kaeding on lap fourteen.  With five laps to go, Kerry led Ian, Brown, Kaeding and Tatnell.  Brown looked to be gaining on the leaders on the cushion, but when he chose a lower groove, Kaeding would secure the third position behind Kerry and Ian at the checkers.  Brown and hard-charger Sammy Swindell would follow.  Tatnell, Danny Lasoski, Dollansky, Terry McCarl and Davey Heskin would round out the top ten.  Kerry’s sweep also included setting quick time and winning his heat race.  Austin McCarl and Dollansky won the other heats, while Tasker Phillips claimed the B main.

“The guys gave me a great race car,” said Kerry Madsen in Victory Lane.  “They worked their guts off all day to get that ready.  Fortunately, for me, I had to move around.  Dollansky came up through there pretty quick, and we had to make some moves to figure out the line.  It’s great to be here.  We make the effort to come back to Knoxville, because it’s a great place.  We enjoy that we’re welcomed here, and we’re glad to be a part of a great track like Knoxville.”

The 18-lap 360 main event would see five lead changes early.  Front row starters, Carson McCarl and Ryan Giles, would exchange the point four times in the first four laps.  That was halted when Rob Weuve spun in turn four.  McCarl would lead Giles, Clint Garner, Joe Beaver and Nate Van Haaften back to the green.

Garner would hit a cushion that was nearing the wall and first grab second and then the lead shortly after the green flag fell.  Meanwhile, Van Haaften was on the move, surging into the top three by lap five.  While Van Haaften chose the low line, Tony Shilling was reeling him in on the top.  He and Van Haaften would exchange third twice before the latter grabbed it for good on lap 11.

While Garner was out front, Van Haaften was gaining speed.  He overcame Giles for second coming for the white flag lap.  While Garner stumbled behind a lapper, Van Haaften closed in.  At the checkers, Garner would claim his 26th career 360 win here by .261 seconds over Van Haaften.  Giles, Shilling and Matt Moro followed the lead pair.  McCarl, hard-charger Josh Schneiderman, Beaver, Calvin Landis and John Schulz rounded out the top ten.  Garner set quick time, while Landis, Shilling and Beaver won heats.

“I didn’t want to push the issue there,” said Garner in Victory Lane.  “The track really got slick there, and I was running with my tongue hanging out for most of that.  Running that cushion was the highest I’ve been this year for sure.  It was a blast running up there.  I figured when I caught the lapped cars, I’d make sure the track was covered.  It’s hard to pass when there’s nowhere to go.”

Christian Bowman fired out early to lead the 15-lap 305 feature ahead of Mike Mayberry and Devin Kline.  Kline would utilize the bottom of the track, surging from third to the lead on the fifth lap.  Behind him, McKenna Haase grabbed third from Mayberry and second from Bowman on lap six and seven.

A lap ten caution for a spun Dan Henning tightened the field.  Kline led Haase, Bowman, Mayberry and Chris Walraven back to green.  Haase would poke the nose of her car under Kline on lap 11 entering turn three.  When Kline suddenly cut in front of her, she had to hit the brakes and lost her momentum.  She was back, however, two laps later, sticking the bottom of turn four to take the lead on lap 13.

The leaders were past the flag stand when Joe Simbro spun on the backstretch, bringing the final caution.  Haase was able to hold off Kline for her third career win.  Bowman, Mayberry and Kade Higday followed.  Corey Kautz, Chase Wanner, Walraven, Brad Comegys and Cliff Jones competed the top ten.  Haase also set quick time, while Wanner and Higday were the heat winners.

“It’s been a rough year for my team and me both off and on the track,” said an excited Haase in Victory Lane.  “It’s a blessing to be here and have my team here in good health.  I was a little worried, because I lost a lot of ground (after her first bid to get by Kline).  I was able to get back underneath him though.”

Join us next Friday night, June 24 for a blast from the past at “Nostalgia at Knoxville”.  All three sprint car classes will be back in action Saturday night, June 25 for Marion County Farm Bureau Mid-Season Championship Night featuring $5,000 to win with the National Sprint League!  Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame inductions will also be a part of the weekend.  For more information, visit www.KnoxvilleRaceway.com!

410 A main (started), 25 Laps, 6:24.8: 1. Kerry Madsen (6); 2. Ian Madsen (2); 3. Tim Kaeding (7); 4. Brian Brown (5); 5. Sammy Swindell (11); 6. Brooke Tatnell (1); 7. Danny Lasoski (4); 8. Craig Dollansky (8); 9. Terry McCarl (9); 10. Davey Heskin (14); 11. Austin McCarl (3); 12. Lynton Jeffrey (10); 13. Josh Schneiderman (15); 14. Bronson Maeschen (12); 15. Matt Juhl (17); 16. Tasker Phillips (13); 17. Jeff Swindell (18); 18. Jake Bubak (16) DNS – Justin Henderson, Dustin Selvage.

Lap Leaders: I. Madsen 1-8, K. Madsen 9-20.

360 A main (started), 18 Laps, NT: 1. Clint Garner (4); 2. Nate Van Haaften (3); 3. Ryan Giles (2); 4. Tony Shilling (5); 5. Matt Moro (8); 6. Carson McCarl (1); 7. Josh Schneiderman (12); 8. Joe Beaver (6); 9. Calvin Landis (7); 10. John Schulz (15); 11. Tom Lenz (16); 12. Tyler Groenendyk (11); 13. Matt Juhl (17); 14. John Hall (9); 15. Mike Van Haaften (18); 16. Alan Zoutte (14); 17. Rob Weuve (19); 18. Ricky Montgomery (13); 19. Sawyer Phillips (10) DNS – Jamie Ball, Josh Higday, Russ Hall.

Lap Leaders: C. McCarl 1, Giles 2, C. McCarl 3, Giles 4, Garner 5-18. Hard-charger: Schneiderman.

305 A main (started), 15 Laps, NT: 1. McKenna Haase (6); 2. Devin Kline (3); 3. Christian Bowman (2); 4. Mike Mayberry (1); 5. Kade Higday (8); 6. Corey Kautz (9); 7. Chase Wanner (10); 8. Chris Walraven (5); 9. Brad Comegys (4); 10. Cliff Jones (14); 11. Joe Simbro (12); 12. Dan Henning (16); 13. Matthew Stelzer (7); 14. Mike Dapra (15); 15. Mitchell Alexander (11); 16. Trevor Smith (13) DNS – Billy Bell.

Lap Leaders: Bowman 1-4, Kline 5-12, Haase 13-15.

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Kyle Larson Opens Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket with Win at Attica Raceway Park

Ohio Sprint Speedweek Continues Saturday at Waynesfield Raceway Park

ATTICA, Ohio (June 17, 2016) - For the first time in his career, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular Kyle Larson visited Attica Raceway Park, returning to his sprint car roots for the first round of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Larson, who is certainly no stranger to Arctic Cat All Star competition, proved to the standing-room only crowd that visiting a facility for the first time creates no distraction, capturing the Ohio Sprint Speedweek opener for a $5,000 payday. The Elk Grove, California, native took command of the 40-lap feature program on lap five and never looked back, leading Byron Reed and Chad Kemenah to the final checkers.  

“This is a really great race track that has a lot of great racing. I know it had to be exciting for the fans,” Kyle Larson said. “I know the crowd had to enjoy the racing that was going on toward the middle and the back of the pack. They were really racing hard in front of me, two and three wide at times. Once the track cleaned off, we really started to find some grip. I just had to stay cautious at first, but I was able to get the lead early enough and kind of set my own pace. Paul Silva did a really great job with this race car. He’s only been here a few times, but I’ve never been here. For us to put it in victory lane is really special.”

Kyle Larson started fourth on the main event grid, taking command officially during a lap five restart over early leader Byron Reed. “Young Money” made the winning move on the bottom of turn two, capitalizing when Reed slipped up the race track just after the restart. Larson pulled even with Reed down the backstretch, ultimately setting up a successful slide job attempt in turn three.

Despite encountering traffic on several occasions, even making contact with a car during an attempt to put the driver a lap down, Larson kept his position at the front of the field and drove forward. The Arctic Cat All Star victory was the third of his career.

“We got a lot better start than what I thought we would,” explained Kyle Larson. “We had that restart, Byron (Reed) slipped up off of the bottom just a little bit and spun his tires. That allowed me to get a big run down the backstretch and slide him. From that point on, I just had to make sure I hit my marks every corner. The bottom was really starting to get narrow.”

“I’ve never raced here before, but always wanted the chance to,” explained Kyle Larson in victory lane. “It’s pretty cool to get to victory lane.

Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will continue on Saturday evening, June 18, at Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio. Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild earned the Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory at Waynesfield in 2015. Haudenschild held off Aussie invader and pole sitter James McFadden for the $5,000 top prize, followed by Tim Shaffer, Randy Hannagan, and Steve Kinser.

Pit gates are scheduled to swing open at 3:00 pm on Saturday afternoon. A mandatory drivers meeting will be conducted at 5:45, followed by warm ups at 6. Racing is scheduled to hit the highbanks at 7 o’clock, sharp. Those seeking additional information regarding round two of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket at Waynesfield Raceway Park should visit Waynesfield on the Web at www.waynesfieldmotorsportspark.com.

Attica Raceway Park - Friday, June 17, 2016
Event: Ohio Sprint Speedweek Night #1
A-Main (40 Laps) 1. Kyle Larson; 2. Byron Reed; 3. Chad Kemenah; 4. Cale Thomas; 5. Cole Duncan; 6. Stuart Brubaker; 7. Dale Blaney; 8. Caleb Griffith; 9. Lee Jacobs; 10. Cap Henry; 11. Dean Jacobs; 12. Caleb Helms; 13. Trey Jacobs; 14. Jamie Veal; 15. Travis Philo; 16. Kraig Kinser; 17. Sheldon Haudenschild; 18. T.J. Michael; 19. Kory Crabtree; 20. Kasey Kahne; 21. Danny Holtgraver; 22. Duane Zablocki; 23. Chris Andrews; 24. Bryan Sebetto; 25. Tim Shaffer; 26. Andrew Palker.

Current Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Standings (6/17/2016):
1. Kyle Larson 150
2. Byron Reed 146
3. Chad Kemenah 144
4. Cale Thomas 142
5. Cole Duncan 140
6. Stuart Brubaker 138
7. Dale Blaney 136
8. Caleb Griffith 134
9. Lee Jacobs 132
10. Cap Henry 130

Current Standings (6/17/2016):
1. Dale Blaney 1656
2. Chad Kemenah 1610
3. S. Haudenschild 1498
4. Cap Henry 1482
5. T.J. Michael 1462
6. Danny Holtgraver 1446
7. Lee Jacobs 1432
8. Caleb Helms 1378
9. Kraig Kinser 1360
10. Andrew Palker 1296

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Mike Pegher Jr. locks into the Firecracker 100 with timely win


Williamson and Young return to Victory Lane; Bowser wins his first of 2016

Sarver, PA (June 17, 2016) Mat Williamson won the first feature of the night, but it was Mike Pegher Jr. that scored the biggest haul of the Mid-Season Championships.  Pegher, driver of the #1 Cochran Late Model, scored a timely win to secure a track provisional for next Saturday’s Firecracker 100 A-Main and cashed in on a $300 bonus from Eracers.  Pegher has been fast every night, but the carnage throughout the Precise Racing Products DIRTcar Late Model has been taking its toll.

Russ King finished in second behind Pegher, but leads the Fab4 Fueled by Turner’s Point Standings heading into the Firecracker weekend, so he too is locked into Saturday Night’s A-Main.
 
As mentioned above, Mat Williamson scored the first win of the night in the Diehl Automotive DIRTcar Northeast Big Block Modifieds, after early leader Brian Swartzlander slid off the top of turn two on a restart.  Swartzlander led most of the way and was looking to win his first feature of the season while his longtime sponsor McCutcheon Enterprises was on hand as the weekly sponsor, but that did not come to pass.  

Carl Bowser shook off a rough start to the 2016 season by dominating the Peoples Natural Gas DIRTcar Sprint feature while his sponsor Turner’s Premium Iced Teas was on hand with the TeaBird.  He also gave his father and primary sponsor, (Terry Bowser Excavating), an early Father’s Day gift by scoring the 20th win of his career; now in sole possession of 10th all time in the Sprint division.
 
6.17.16
DIRTcar 410 Sprint Feature: (25 Laps)
Carl Bowser, Sarver
Jack Sodeman Jr., N. Jackson, OH
Brandon Matus, Wampum
AJ Flick, Apollo
Dan Kuriger, New Brighton
Brent Matus, Wampum
John Garvin Jr., Sarver
Sye Lynch, Apollo
Ralph Spithaler, Evans City
Alex Paden, New Wilmington
Zach Morrow, Mars
Michael Bauer, Clarion
Michael Fischesser, Cincinnati, OH
Darren Pifer, Punxsy
Gale Ruth Jr., Pleasantville
Scott Priester, Rimersburg
Dan Shetler, Johnstown
Shawn Valenti, Fostoria, OH
Davey Jones, Baden
Jimmy Morris, Fowler, OH
Heat Winners: Sye Lynch, Carl Bowser, Shawn Valenti
B-Main Winner: Michael Bauer

DIRTcar Late Models Feature: (25 Laps)
Mike Pegher Jr, Wexford
Russ King, Bristolville, OH
Dave Hess Jr., Waterford
Alex Ferree, Saxonburg
Michael Norris, Sarver
Matt Lux, Franklin
Ken Schaltenbrand, Sarver
Gary Lyle, Hyde Park
Bump Headman, Sugar Grove
Ed Ferree, Valencia
Brandon Wearing, Callery
Mike Miller, Chicora
Dan Swartzlander, Freeport         
Todd Bachman, Natrona Heights
Tommy Schirnhofer, Dormont
Bill Kessler, Cranberry Twp.
Heat Winners: Alex Ferree, Russ King

DIRTcar Northeast Big Block Modified Feature: (25 Laps)
Mat Williamson, St Catharines ONT
Rex King Jr., Bristolville, OH
Jeremiah Shingledecker, Polk
Garrett Krummert, Butler
Brian Swartzlander, Leechburg
Rex King Sr., Bristolville, OH
Dave Murdick, Meridian
Jimmy Weller, Liberty, OH
JR McGinley, Fairmont City
Mike Turner, Herman
Mark Frankhouser, Philipsburg
Rodney Beltz, Ellwood City
Rob Kristyak, Barkeyville
Rick Regalski, Slippery Rock
Shawn Kozar, Renfrew
Tom Winkle, Mars
Michael Maresca, Akron, OH
Jeff Miller, Sarver
Kevin Bolland, New Brighton
DNS (45) Steve Feder, Butler
DNS (27R) Dave Reges, Butler
Heat Winners: Mat Williamson, Dave Murdick

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Midweek FAST Action Update: Reed and Mintz Score FAST 410 Victories Over OSCS, Bobby Clark Scores 305 Win and Takes Control of 305 Standings

By FAST Press:

FREMONT, Ohio (June 15, 2016) - After a weekend away from competition, the Kistler Racing Products FAST 410 Series presented by K S Sales & Service and the JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro returned to action in northwest Ohio, taking part in a combined three events over two days at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway. The Ohio Sprint Car Series also made their presence known in northwest Ohio during the recent weekend, challenging the FAST 410 Series to a weekend duel. When the dust settled on Saturday night, three different FAST Series winners were crowned, a new FAST 305 Series point leader was established, and the Ohio Sprint Car Series left without a winner.

“We had a great weekend at Attica and Fremont. I owe it all to the drivers and teams who came out and supported all of the events,” said Rich Farmer, FAST Series promoter. “I also want to thank the Ohio Sprint Car Series for taking the time to visit our area as well. I have a feeling we’ll be hosting more challenge events in the future.”

For the third time in 2016, Monclova, Ohio’s Byron Reed secured a trip to Kistler Racing Products FAST 410 Series presented by K S Sales & Service victory lane, this time at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. Reed, the defending FAST 410 Series champion, as well as the defending Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway champion, captured his most recent FAST Series victory on Friday night, June 10, charging forward from fifth to hold off Brian Lay and Chad Kemenah during the 30-lap/$3,000-to-win main event. The pilot of the familiar Crown Battery/No. 5 also exited the weekend as the current FAST 410 Series point leader, holding a 19 point advantage over Craig Mintz.

Craig Mintz earned his place in Kistler Racing Products FAST 410 Series presented by K S Sales & Service victory lane on Saturday evening, June 11, at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Mintz started on the pole for the 30-lap/$3,000-to-win main event, holding off outside-front row starter Cole Duncan for his first FAST Series victory of the 2016 season. Friday night winner Byron Reed charged from eighth to finish on the podium at “The Track That Action Built,” followed by Chris Andrews and Broc Martin.

The JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro contested their lone event of the recent weekend also at Attica Raceway Park on Friday night, June 10. Fremont’s Bobby Clark became the first repeat winner with the series in 2016, scoring the Attica victory over Kyle Capodice and fellow FAST 305 Series main event winner Paul Weaver. With the victory, Clark took sole command of the FAST 305 Series championship standings, holding a mere ten point advantage over Paul Weaver.

The Kistler Racing Products FAST 410 Series presented by K S Sales & Service will resume competition on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, back at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway. The JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro will resume action during Independence Day weekend with a visit to ​the ​ Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio, on Sunday, July 3.

It will be the first of four “road trips” for the FAST 305 sprinters in 2016, also scheduled to visit Butler Speedway in Michigan, Mercer Raceway Park in Pennsylvania, and Limaland Motorsports Park in nearby Lima, Ohio.

“It’s hard to believe that the halfway mark of the season is basically here,” said Rich Farmer. “Besides the rain, the first half has been exciting. I think the second half has a lot more potential. The championship chases are close. We have a long time to wait before we can crown a champion.”

Current FAST 410 Series Standings
1. Byron Reed 849
2. Craig Mintz 830
3. Chris Andrews 730
4. Brian Lay 729
5. Stuart Brubaker 698
6. Jody Keegan 697
7. Broc Martin 696
8. DJ Foos 682
9. Duane Zablocki 667
10. Tyler Gunn 667

Current FAST 305 Series Standings
1. Bobby Clark 552
2. Paul Weaver 542
3. Steve Rando 524
4. Dustin Dinan 518
5. Nate Dussel 506
6. Jamie Miller 498
7. Jason Keckler 495
8. John Ivy 488
9. Ricky Peterson 479
9. Alvin Roepke 479

2016 Winners:
Kistler Racing Products FAST 410 Series presented by K S Sales & Service:
Round 1 April 8th - Attica Raceway Park: RAIN
Round 2 April 16th- Fremont Speedway: Carson Macedo
Round 3 April 22nd - Attica Raceway Park: RAIN
Round 4 April 23rd - Fremont Speedway: Byron Reed
Round 5 April 29th - Attica Raceway Park: RAIN
Round 6 April 30th - Fremont Speedway: RAIN
Round 7 May 13th - Attica Raceway Park: Chris Andrews
Round 8 May 14th - Fremont Speedway: RAIN
Round 9 May 28th - Fremont Speedway: Byron Reed
Round 10 June 10th - Attica Raceway Park: Byron Reed
Round 11 June 11th - Fremont Speedway: Craig Mintz
Round 12 July 22nd - Attica Raceway Park
Round 13 July 23rd - Fremont Speedway
Round 14July 29th - Attica Raceway Park
Round 15 July 30th - Fremont Speedway
Round 16 August 19th - Attica Raceway Park
Round 17 August 20th - Atomic Speedway
Round 18 August 27th - Butler Speedway
Round 19 September 2nd - Attica Raceway Park
Round 20 September 16th - Fremont Speedway

JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro:
Round 1 April 22nd -  Attica Raceway Park: RAIN
Round 2 April 23rd - Fremont Speedway: John Ivy
Round 3 May 13th - Attica Raceway Park: Bobby Clark
Round 4 May 14th - Fremont Speedway: RAIN
Round 5 May 29th - Fremont Speedway: Paul Weaver
Round 6 June 10th - Attica Raceway Park: Bobby Clark
Round 7 July 3rd - Waynesfield Raceway Park
Round 8 July 15th - Limaland Motorsports Park
Round 9 July 29th - Attica Raceway Park
Round 10 July 30th - Fremont Speedway
Round 11 August 19th    - Attica Raceway Park
Round 12 August 20th - Mercer Raceway Park
Round 13 August 27th - Butler Speedway
Round 14 September 16th - Fremont Speedway

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Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket Begins Friday at Attica Raceway Park

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (June 15, 2016) - The 34th edition of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will officially kick off on Friday night, June 17, at Attica Raceway Park, launching one of the most grueling, yet prestigious traditions in open wheel racing. The eight race campaign across Ohio will feature competition at eight different dirt ovals, all contested during a nine day period between June 17 and June 25. The first seven Ohio Sprint Speedweek programs will award $5,000, capped off with a $10,000 top prize during the speedweek finale at Eldora Speedway. As an added bonus, a $3,000 point fund will also be awarded to the top-ten finishers in Ohio Sprint Speedweek points. The overall champion will earn $1,000.

After launching on Friday evening, June 17, at Attica Raceway Park, Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket will continue with visits to Waynesfield Raceway Park (6/18), Millstream Speedway (6/19), Wayne County Speedway (6/20), Sharon Speedway (6/21), Atomic Speedway (6/22), Limaland Motorsports Park (6/24) and Eldora Speedway (6/25). Each event will feature a complete Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions program, complete with time trials, heat races, and main event.

Six-time and defending Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions titlist Dale Blaney will lead the Arctic Cat All Star charge into Ohio Sprint Speedweek as the current Arctic Cat All Star point leader. The Hartford, Ohio, native will seek an unprecedented sixth Ohio Sprint Speedweek championship in 2016,  his second in three years.

Including the 2015 speedweek opener at Attica Raceway Park, Dale Blaney scored victories during three of the seven contested Ohio Sprint Speedweek dates in 2015, the most of any competitor. Blaney would end his week second in the speedweek standings, just 26 points shy of a second consecutive title.

Greg Wilson of Benton Ridge, Ohio, now a full-time traveler with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, is the defending Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket champion. Wilson earned two victories during his 2015 campaign, one at Eldora Speedway and one at Fremont Speedway.

Wooster, Ohio, native Sheldon Haudenschild is also a defending Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket main event winner, scoring two victories on a back-to-back basis in 2015, one of which his first victory of the season. Haudenschild scored consecutive Ohio Sprint Speedweek victories at Wayne County Speedway and Sharon Speedway, ending his week third in the final speedweek title chase.

“We had a great speedweek run last year. It was the turning point of our season, for sure,” explained Sheldon Haudenschild. “The two wins put us in a great position for the week, but we had a DNF, so that ended up being our biggest set back. If it wasn’t for the DNF, I think we would have had a shot at winning the speedweek title. Our goal this year is to basically pick up right where we left off. We want to put ourselves in top-ten starting positions every night and work toward podium finishes. If we keep doing what we’ve been doing, the wins will come.”

Haudenschild will enter Ohio Sprint Speedweek currently third in the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions point standings, 84 markers behind former series champion Chad Kemenah.

“Bonzai, Zach (Ames) and I really started to click about this time last year. It was the first time Bonzai and I worked together.” Haudenschild said. “We’re excited to start our second speedweek as a team.”

Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, will launch the 34th annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket on Friday evening, June 17, with pit gates opening at 4:00 pm. The mandatory drivers meeting will be held at 5:30, followed by hot laps at 6:15. Those seeking additional information should visit Attica Raceway Park live on the web at www.atticaracewaypark.com.

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The San Joaquin County Fair & Stockton Dirt Track play host to King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series round five this Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Stockton, CA – June 15, 2016…Following a rain out last month the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series is set to make its first visit of the season to the Stockton Dirt Track for the inaugural running of the Jimmy Sills Classic, as part of the San Joaquin County Fair this Saturday June 18.

The event will be the ninth ever appearance by the King of the West Sprint Cars to the centrally located venue that opened in the spring of 2013. It marks the first of three stops this season, with the rescheduled Salute to LeRoy Van Conett coming up in less than a month on Sunday July 10. The series will also end the year at the Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday November 5 with the 33rd annual Tribute to Gary Patterson.

This Saturday’s King of the West showcase at the track honors Hall of Famer Jimmy Sills, who accumulated 44 total wins during his Northern Auto Racing Club/ Golden State King of the West career. He also captured a number of events that are still taking place today with the series, including the Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial, the Pombo/Sargent Classic and the aforementioned Tribute to Gary Patterson. Shirts will be on sale & Sills will be available for autographs under the main grandstand.

Going into the Jimmy Sills Classic a three-horse race has developed towards the front of the standings, with two-time King of the West champion Kyle Hirst holding a 12-point advantage over second place Bud Kaeding & a 17-digit advantage over third running Jonathan Allard. Hirst has captured two of the four events held thus far in 2016 and will be gunning for his first Stockton Dirt Track win on Saturday. Last season the 28-year-old came close in August, only to have Tyler Walker sneak under by on the final corner.

Along with Sills, Bud Kaeding is the only other three-time champion with the national touring USAC Silver Crown Series and hopes to chip away at the KWS point lead on Saturday. The reigning Trophy Cup winner, like Hirst, will be looking for his first victory at the Stockton 3/8 mile clay oval. Allard ended last season by winning the Tribute to GP in Stockton and has gained speed in recent weeks. The three-time KWS champ usually gets hot this time of year and that bodes well with the busiest stretch for the series coming up.

Hanford’s DJ Netto & Elk Grove veteran Bobby McMahan round out the top-five going into Saturday. More drivers expected will include Sacramento’s Willie Croft, Fresno’s Cory Eliason, Clarksburg’s Justyn Cox, Grass Valley’s Jason Statler, Watsonville’s Justin Sanders, Atwater’s Sean Watts, Hanford’s Mitchell Faccinto, Penngrove’s Chase Johnson, Gilroy’s Jarrett Soares, Coarsegold’s Scott Parker, Auburn’s Richard Brace Jr., Murrieta’s Cori Andrews, Sacramento’s Stephen Ingraham and others.

With paid admission to the fair, upper deck grandstand tickets cost just $10 & lower deck tickets are only $5 this Saturday. Adult fair admission is $10, kids 6-12 will be $5 and children 5 & under are free. Seniors, students & military with id cost $7. The front gate opens at 4pm, with first heat scheduled for around 7pm.

Career Winged Sprint Car wins at the Stockton Dirt Track: Rico Abreu (4), Andy Forsberg & Donny Schatz (3), Dominic Scelzi & Jonathan Allard (2), Kyle Larson, Willie Croft, Tim Kaeding, Kerry Madsen, Andy Gregg, Colby Copeland, Shane Golobic, Tyler Walker (1).

The King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series is held under the management of Prentice Motorsports Group, which also operates the Civil War 360 Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster, the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo, the Wingless Sprint Car Series presented by Hunt Magnetos, the All Star Modified Tour and Ocean Speedway.

The Stockton Dirt Track is a lightning fast 3/8 mile clay oval located on the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, California. The physical address is 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, CA 95206. For information on the speedway visit http://www.stocktondirttrack.com

Info on the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series can be found at http://www.racepmg.com

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King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series gearing up for a busy & exciting summer of racing throughout the Golden State

Amendment made to KWS minimum age requirement

By Gary Thomas

Aptos, CA – June 14, 2016…With the summer kicking into full gear and the weather heating up, so does the racing for the King of the West Sprint Car Series over the next couple months, as the busiest stretch of the season begins at this weekend’s Jimmy Sills Classic in Stockton.

Along with this Saturday’s event the King of the West 410’s will also invade the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds facility for the rescheduled Salute to LeRoy Van Conett on Sunday July 10, which features an hour early start time. In addition to the special Sunday showcase at the Stockton Dirt Track, the series will also compete at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford the night before on Saturday July 9. The Hanford/Stockton double header is just part of what will be an action packed next two months.

The cool confines of Ocean Speedway in Watsonville will play host to a pair of marquee events, starting with the 31st annual Pombo/Sargent Classic on Friday June 24. The prestigious showcase is part of a big weekend that finishes up at the Calistoga Speedway on Saturday June 25 in the annual Wine Country Classic. The outing at the famed half-mile will be the first night of racing at the Calistoga Speedway in 2016.

KWS then returns to Ocean Speedway on Saturday July 16 for the sixth annual Howard Kaeding Classic. The HK Classic is always one of the fun weekend’s all year. More info will be out soon regarding the special happenings taking place. Friday night July 15 also features a Civil War 360 Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster vs Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo event for the third straight season.

The King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series will then venture to Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare on Friday & Saturday July 22 & 23 for the third annual Peter Murphy Classic. The event has quickly become one of the major ones in all of California and this season is the first time that it will be held over two nights. A post race party with live music, food and drinks will also take place following Friday’s race on the fairgrounds. Reserved tickets for the Murphy can be purchased by calling 559-688-0909.

The busy month of July will be capped with the second visit of the season to the always exciting Placerville Speedway bullring on Saturday July 30. Its marks the middle portion of three season visits to the popular El Dorado County Fairgrounds venue this year. All in all the King of the West 410’s will be in competition on six of the next seven weekends, making this the most critical stretch of the campaign.

An amendment is also being made to the KWS rulebook effective immediately. The minimum age requirement to compete with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series, pending insurance approval, is now lowered to 15 years of the age. Those wishing to compete in KWS events at 15 are required to meet criteria of the insurance company and that of the racing organization. For more info simply contact John Prentice of Prentice Motorsports Group at (855) 410-7223 or Brent Kaeding at (408) 371-3031.

National Sprint League Heading to Jackson Motorplex, Knoxville Raceway and Mason City Motor Speedway This Weekend

WINDOM, Minn. (June 13, 2016) - The National Sprint League is primed for its first tripleheader of the season this weekend.

The 410ci winged sprint car series will venture to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on Friday before invading Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday. The weekend will wrap up on Sunday at Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa, where the National Sprint League will make its debut.

Craig Dollansky, who leads the series with two feature wins and six top-five finishes, holds a 108-point lead in the championship standings. Defending series champion Danny Lasoski ranks second with the most recent National Sprint League winner, Brian Brown, third in the standings.

Dollansky won the lone event this season at Jackson Motorplex, which is hosting Dakotas Night on Friday where anyone who presents a valid driver's license from North Dakota or South Dakota will receive half off general admission.

Lasoski, Kerry Madsen and Brown have each won a National Sprint League event at Knoxville Raceway.

Mason City Motor Speedway will be the fifth different track the National Sprint League has headed to this season.

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June 24
1. Dale Blaney  2408
2. Chad Kemenah 2380
3. S.Haudenschild 2298
4. Cap Henry  2236
5. T.J. Michael 2210
6. Danny Holtgraver 2180
7. Kraig Kinser 2142
8. Lee Jacobs 2132
9. Caleb Helms  2016
10. Andrew Palker 1898
 
2016
Ohio Speed Week
6/17 Larson
6/18 S. Haudenschild
6/19 Dale Blaney
6/20 Rico Abreu
6/21 Bryan Clauson
6/22 Kyle Larson
6/24 Randy Hannagan
6/25 Eldora
 
2016 OSW Points
              June 24
1. S. Haudenschild 916
2. Chad Kemenah 914
3. Dean Jacobs 884
4. Kyle Larson 874
5. Tim Shaffer 866
6. Kraig Kinser 862
7. Dale Blaney 850
8. Cap Henry 846
9. Danny Holtgraver 842
10. Cale Thomas 842

 NSL
June 4
1. C.Dollansky 2332    
2. Danny Lasoski 2224
3. Brian Brown 2062
4. Ian Madsen 1941
5. Brooke Tatnell 1813
6. Davey Heskin 1643
7. Tasker Phillips  1541
8. D. Hendrickson 1220
9. B. Maeschen 1120
10. Kerry Madsen 1101
 
410s
June 4
1. Brian Brown  2371
2. Danny Lasoski 2229
3. Ian Madsen 2041
4. Davey Heskin 1951
5. C. Dollansky 1888
6. Brooke Tatnell 1847
7. B. Maeschen 1615
8. T. Phillips 1578
9. Dustin Selvage 1377
10. Scott Bogucki 1343
 
King of West
June 18
1. Bud Kaeding 906
1. Kyle Hirst 906
3. Jonathan Allard 895
4. DJ Netto 859
5. Justyn Cox 791
6. Sean Watts 769
7. Jarrett Soares 761
8. Jason Statler 748
9. Justin Sanders 710
10. Mitchell Faccinto 704
 
 
 
 
 


 
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