The Central Iowa Building and Construction Trades 125 is a critical one to drivers and teams, with only two races remaining to determine the final championship standings for 2009.
MONDAY, AUG. 31, 2009
Austin Dillon, grandson of Richard Childress Racing president and CEO Richard Childress, will be behind the wheel of the No. 3 Chevrolet. The No. 3 is certainly not new to the series by any means. Mike Skinner (No. 5 Toyota) took it to Victory Lane...
In his second season of competition in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, Rickie Jones is ninth in the Pro Stock points order and he has qualified for every race so far.
Top DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers in the nation will converge on Southern Oregon Speedway Sept. 5-6 for the 14th Annual Lon Skinner Memorial.
Joey Saldana picked up his 14th and 15th wins of the season over the weekend during the Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, adding to what is now a career high number of triumphs with the World of Outlaws
The weather people talked about thunderstorms for Saturday, good thing they were wrong!
Heading into Saturday night’s Foothills Toyota Tundra Racing Series action at ASA Sanctioned Skagit Speedway, Jesse Whitney was locked into a tightening point battle with Colton Heath for the title in the Associated Asphalt 410 Sprints.
SUNDAY, AUG. 30, 2009
Marcos Ambrose had been strong all weekend in Canada. Grabbing the pole on Saturday and showing the dominant Toyota all afternoon everyone was hoping for a mistake to even get into Ambrose's league–and the Australian delivered that mistake on the last lap in the last...
JR Fitzpatrick took control of the race when he slipped inside of Kerry Micks in the hairpin turn on the ninth lap of the race.
Joey Saldana dominated the weekend at the 3/8-mile leading all 70 of the laps of the two A-Feature events to pick up a total of $20,000 as the Gold Rush Tour for 2009 continues.
SATURDAY, AUG. 29, 2009
It was Busch's fourth win of the season in 10 starts in the Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota. Busch also made Chicagoland the fifth track in which he has won a race in each of NASCAR's three national series.
Kenny Wallace, who just turned 46 years old on the 23rd of August, will race the “Thank You Fans!” Chevy which is adorned with over 5,000 names of fans who have participated in a special one-time program.
FRIDAY, AUG. 28, 2009
Jason Meyers and his team will go back to square one this weekend at Castrol Raceway as he looks to repeat in Edmonton.
THURSDAY, AUG. 27, 2009
Five drivers—Andrew Ranger, JR Fitzpatrick, Daryl Harr, DJ Kennington and Alex Tagliani—will do double duty and compete in both the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series events.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series begins its invasion of Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest with this weekend's stop in Edmonton, AB.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2009
There will be plenty of “double-duty” racing in Montreal, starting with the “usual” kind involving NASCAR national series competition. Kyle Busch and Colin Braun (No. 16 3M Ford) are entered in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Friday night before...
Spokane County Raceway hosts drag racing on the quarter-mile and an exciting program on the half-mile oval this Saturday night.
TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2009
Last season Jac Haudenschild and Jason Meyers were victorious at the track, while it was 20-time series champion Steve Kinser along with three-time and defending series titlist Donny Schatz picking up wins in the series debut at Castrol Raceway in 2007.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.