KISS: Gas City KISS Event Falls to Rain

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GAS CITY, Ind. – official release — The King of Indiana Sprint Series event at the Gas City I-69 Speedway has been canceled because of continuing rain. The speedway’s promoters are considering opportunities to run the event on a future date. The next King of Indiana Sprint Series event is scheduled for May 17 at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway.

USAC: Rain Forces Hut Hundred Cancellation for Second Straight Year

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GRANITE CITY, Ill. — official release — Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in the St. Louis area expected tonight and continuing into Friday have forced cancellation of Friday night’s scheduled “Hut Hundred” Honda USAC National Midget race at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. It marks the second consecutive rainout for the traditional event which dates back to 1954. Saturday night’s “Belleville Bash” at Belle …

DIRTcar: Super DIRTcar Season Opener at Fulton Falls to Rain

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Saturday, April 26 – official release — FULTON, N.Y. – The Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series event scheduled for Saturday, April 26, at Fulton Speedway has been canceled due to inclement weather. The highly anticipated Big-Block Modified “Highbank Holdup 100” will become next year’s season opener for the Super DIRTcar Series in the Northeast. The Super DIRTcar Series continues Wednesday, May 28, …

KNPSE: Blue Ox 100 at Richmond Postponed to Friday Morning

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April 25, 2014 — official release — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — RICHMOND, Va. — Rain showers throughout Friday evening led NASCAR and Richmond International Raceway officials to postpone the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race until Saturday morning. The Blue Ox 100 will begin at 9 a.m. at the .75-mile oval prior to race day activities for the NASCAR Sprint …

PASS South: 9th Annual Easter Bunny 150 Postponed to Sunday

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April 19, 2014 — official release — HICKORY, N.C. — Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials have announced that the 9th Annual Easter Bunny 150 at Hickory Motor Speedway has been postponed until tomorrow due to wet grounds, potential track weepers, and a 60% forecast of rain. Pit gates will open tomorrow at 10 AM and practice will start at 12:10 PM.  No motors can be fired …

NWSMT: Rain Douses Caraway; Postpones Southern Modified Bunny Hop 150

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April 19, 2014 — official release — photo courtesy NASCAR Home Tracks — SOPHIA, N.C. — A persistent overnight rain and forecast showers in the area has forced the postponement of Saturday’s NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Bunny Hop 150 at Caraway Speedway. A makeup date for the event will be announced later. The Whelen Southern Modified Tour heads into its annual …

SOUTHEAST: Carolina Speedway Action Rained Out

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April 18, 2014 — track release — GASTONIA, NC – Due to the impending rain forecast for tonight, the racing program at Carolina Speedway has been cancelled. The speedway will resume their weekly action on Friday, April 25th  with a full racing program plus a huge fireworks show. Gates open at 5:00 PM with racing at 8:00 PM. For more information please visit www.carolinaspeedway.net or …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rain Postpones Duck Commander 500 to Monday

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April 6, 2014 — staff report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — HHP/Alan Marler Photo — FORT WORTH, TX — Mother Nature — 3. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — 0. For the third time this season, NASCAR saw their Sunday afternoon affair delayed, and this time, ultimately postponed, following persistent rain that plagued the Fort Worth area …

USCS: Toccoa Doubleheader Falls to Dismal Weather Forecast

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March 28, 2014 — report by USCS Sprint Car Series announcer and Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — FASTRAK photo — TOCCOA, GA — Due to a 100% chance of rain for Friday into the night and additional 70% chance of rain on Saturday for the northern Georgia area, the 3rd annual “Toccoa Tangle” at Toccoa Speedway has been cancelled …

NNS: Kyle Busch Wins Third-Straight at Phoenix in Rain-Shortened Race

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March 1, 2014 — Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — AVONDALE, AZ — You can change the cars. You can change the qualifying format. You can change the weather from cloudy to sunny to rainy—multiple times. But, no matter what you do, you can’t keep Kyle Busch out of Victory Lane at Phoenix International Raceway, at least not where …

DIRTcar: Rain wins Friday night action at Volusia

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February 21, 2014 — BARBERVILLE, Fla. – Rolling afternoon thunderstorms forced Volusia Speedway Park officials to cancel Friday night’s action at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment, setting the stage for a huge finale to the two-week event on Saturday night featuring the World of Outlaws Late Models and Super DIRTcar Series big-block modifieds. Four different dirt late …