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Kopp keeps busy with AMA, track improvements

Joe Kopp has a big AMA-style race planned for Spokane Speedway on July 17 and news regarding Spokane County Raceway's curtaiing of racing is being dealt with in the region.

Thompson captures Lucas Oil 50 at Spokane County Raceway

Rick Thompson unloaded one of the fastest cars in the afternoon practice sessions only to lose an engine just six circuits into his run. Using most of the remaining time in pre-race activities to swap motors, Thompson got little more then shakedown laps to prepare for qualifying.

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to Inland NW

This week's Keeping Pace, which hit the newstands on Friday, highlght's the return of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Northwest Pro 4 Alliance all competiing at Spokane County Raceway.

Unlimited All-Stars karting series comes to Sunset Speedway

Sunset Speedway hosts its first big event of the season beginning today and wrapping up Saturday night with the Unlimited All-Stars karting series on the one-fifth-mile clay oval. Offering cash prizes in four divisions, the race has already sparked a solid entry list from across the Northwest.


Also, SCR gets underway this weekend and Brycen Tarr lands on his feet.

Inland Empire Late Model Touring Series Ceases Operations

The region's touring late model division, ICAR (Inland Championship Auto Racing) has announced it will not operate a series in 2013 citing schedule conflicts.

NASCAR returns to Inland Empire in 2013

NASCAR's premier series on the West Coast, the K&N Pro Series West, celebrates 60 years in 2013. Spokane County Raceway will be part of that celebration as the series returns to the half-mile oval for only the second time in over 35 years. Eric Holmes was the winner of the 2011 race and will be back to defend that victory on August 24. The race will be one of two series events to be held in Washington state as Evergreen Speedway just outside of Seattlewill be up first on Aug. 17.

Spokane 200 returns to SCR with plenty of talent in the hunt for victory

Spokane County Raceway has received nearly 50 driver entries for Saturday's Spokane 200 that offers only 34 positions for the starting line-up-proof that the race has built staying power as it heads into its second running.

Densham returns to driver’s seat at SCR

The annual Night of Fire drag racing event invades Spokane County Raceway on Saturday night and features NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car star, Gary Densham.

Brown takes lead into ICAR event

Andy Brown holds a 26-point lead over Bart Hector Jr. heading into the ICAR Late Model Series 75-lap shootout on Saturday night at Spokane County Raceway.

Riddle takes Sunkist 100 at Spokane County Raceway

Naches, Wash. native Owen Riddle rode into Spokane County Raceway's Dr. Pepper Late Model Series season-opening Sunkist 100 with momentum on his side. Winning this year's Yakima Speedway Apple Cup, then running strong in Wenatchee's 200-lap late model opener set the table for Riddle to show the Spokane faithful his talent. He did not disappoint!

Dr. Pepper Late Model Series set for Saturday at SCR

The Inland Empire late model season gets underway on Saturday night as Spokane County Raceway hosts the Dr. Pepper Late Model Series featuring NASCAR champions Pete Harding, Gary Lewis and Garrett Evans along with defending series champion Erick Hargraves.

Spokane County Raceway shuffles staffing

With Cindy Gibbs’ departure, the upcoming season will have no ties to Bucky Austin’s management that reopened the facility three seasons ago nor of the Roger Hodgeson and Charlie Allen operational group that had been at the helm since 2010.

Hot August Nights On Tap At Spokane County Raceway This Weekend

Hot August Nights gets into full swing Saturday at Spokane County Raceway. Featuring Jet Cars, Pro Mods and the Summit Racing Series, drag racing fans are in for a real treat this weekend.

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