ASCS: Hirst Captures Northwest Speedweek Opener at Siskiyou

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YREKA, Calif. – official release — Northwest Racing Productions photo — Kyle Hirst claimed the opening leg of ASCS Northwest Speedweek Sunday night at Siskiyou Motor Speedway. Despite a caution occurring on the opening start Rico Abreu would seize lead on the second start, setting the pace on lap one. Abreu would soon find himself under pressure from Hirst for the …

WOO: Crockett Blows Tire on Final Lap; Still Limps Home for First-Ever Outlaws Victory

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FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — official release — Tim Johnson photo — It’s hard enough to win your first World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race when everything is working perfectly, but when your right rear tire lets go more than half lap from the checkered flag and you still earn your first victory, well, that’s a win you won’t …

WOO: Schatz Makes Magic Happen in River Cities; Wins at Home for Milestone 153rd Career Win

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — official release — Rick Rea photo — It seems only fitting that in his native North Dakota, Donny Schatz achieved a milestone moment on Friday night at River Cities Speedway when he earned the 153rd World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of his career, tying him with Mark Kinser for third all-time behind only …

ASCS: Northwest Region Remaining With ASCS

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TULSA, Okla. – official release — In light of recent events, officials in the corporate offices of the American Sprint Car Series in Tulsa, Okla., have spoken with the owner of Willamette Speedway and Cottage Grove Speedway, Jerry Schram, who also heads up the Northwest Region of the American Sprint Car Series. For the 2014 season, the Northwest Region will …

ASCS National Tour: National Northwest Lineup Dropped

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TULSA, OK — official release — Dick Ayers photo — The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour series swing to the Northwest has been dropped. The schedule change is due to the cutting of an originally scheduled two day event at the Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore. by track officials to a single day event without consulting the ASCS offices, thereby reducing the …

Fontana Fireworks and Andretti Open-Wheel Talents Grist and Blackstock Headline Tonight’s Motorsports Madness at 7pm Eastern

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March 24, 2014  — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Interviews from two rising open-wheel stars out of the Andretti Autosport stable, Garrett Grist and Shelby Blackstock (who also races IMSA sports cars), kickstart a special two-hour blowout of racing news, views and interviews as Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online co-hosts Jacob Seelman and Tom Baker take their team of motorsports analysts through all the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Long Odds Lead to Growing Success, Powerful Impact for Gracin Raz

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March 8, 2014 — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Gracin Raz — PORTLAND, OR — Gracin Raz may not have been born into a racing family, but you would never know it if you talked to him. The 16-year-old driver out of Portland, Oregon has defied the …

AUDIO/FEATURE: As Florida swing begins, Cameron Hayley looks to pull off repeat performance with new team

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February 16, 2014 — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Cameron Hayley — CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA and DAYTONA BEACH, FL — For a driver who wins at the World Center of Racing, there’s nothing like a repeat performance. NASCAR Next standout Cameron Hayley would like to see to it …