Stories tagged: Spokane County Raceway
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Driver killed in crash during festival at Spokane County Raceway
A 75-year-old Seattle man who spent his life racing cars, boats and planes died Sunday afternoon after losing control of his vintage sports car at the Spokane County Raceway in …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:17 p.m.
Doug Pace: Festival of Speed promises weekend of racing, activities
The Festival of Speed brings vintage road racing back for its seventh consecutive year on the twists and turns at Spokane County Raceway.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Todd Gilliland races to victory in NASCAR K&N Pro Series race at Spokane County Raceway
On a damp and cold Saturday night for the running of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Toyota/NAPA 150 at Spokane County Raceway, it was North Carolina’s Todd Gilliland who brought …
Thu., May 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Doug Pace: K&N Pro Series returns to Spokane County Raceway
NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series returns to Spokane County Raceway on Saturday for the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
Doug Pace: Spokane County Raceway prepares for busy weekend
For the first time this season, all three facilities at Spokane County Raceway will be in operation with Saturday offering fans the chance to see drag racing and oval track …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Doug Pace: Brycen Tarr back at Spokane County Raceway with goal of building fan base
When Spokane County Raceway’s half-mile operator, Rick Nelson, set out during the offseason to add to his leadership team he was looking for an individual who would know the market, …
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 6:39 p.m.
Pace: Garbers continue to leave mark in racing
Race fans know the name Garber means victories and championships are sure to be included in the auto-racing resume.
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
Youngsters make a splash at Stateline
Stateline Speedway’s youth movement was in full force last weekend.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Drifting returns to Spokane County Raceway
Drifting returns to Spokane County Raceway this weekend for the second annual Independence Matsuri race with a two-day competition scheduled for the popular form of motorsports. Last summer’s event drew …
Thu., June 30, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Drifting back to Spokane County Raceway
Drifting returns to Spokane County Raceway this weekend for the second annual Independence Matsuri race with a two-day competition scheduled for the popular form of motorsports.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 6:41 p.m.
Doug Pace: SCR’s drag strip site of action on Saturday
Spokane County Raceway’s NHRA-sanctioned drag strip returns to action on Saturday for its second round of the 2016 Summit Racing Series featuring local and regional racers. Also on tap will …
Fri., Sept. 25, 2015
Keeping Pace: Championship night at SCR on Saturday
Andy Brown is no stranger to racing for championships on the big stage. The Spokane native has earned titles in the ICAR Late Model Series in addition to big awards …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015
Keeping Pace: I-90 challenge invades SCR’s revived Super Oval
The Inland Empire’s final chance for fans to take in big-time late model racing action is Saturday at Spokane County Raceway as the Tri-Track Super Late Model Series makes its …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2015
Keeping Pace: Stateline Speedway hits its championship weekend
Stateline Speedway’s Late Model, Hobby Stock and Bandolero divisions enter their final weekend of competition with a cagey veteran, rising star and current champion all looking to close out championships …
Fri., July 10, 2015
Doug Pace: Spokane drivers take their shot at Stateline Speedway
After winding its way across Arizona, California and Iowa, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series comes to the Northwest on Saturday with a stellar lineup of drivers aiming to join a …
Fri., July 3, 2015
Pace: Alex Bartlett continues rise in Bandoleros
Stateline Speedway’s reigning Bandolero champion, Alex Bartlett, has been on a torrid pace this season in defense of the championship while also challenging for the track championship at Montana Raceway …
Fri., June 5, 2015
Doug Pace: Tri Track Series allows veterans, newcomers to mix
The Tri Track Super Late Model Series makes its first of three appearances in the Spokane area this season with Saturday’s running of the Idaho Tune-Up 150 at Stateline Speedway. …
Fri., May 1, 2015
Pace: Regional racing heats up this weekend
Racing across the region kicks into full gear this weekend as all but three facilities (Spokane Karting Association, Sunset Speedway and Northport Raceway) are in action with several holding their …
Fri., April 24, 2015
Pace: SCR’s improvements will be on display Sunday
Spokane County Raceway’s oval hosts racing for the first time this season as all of its divisions take to the track Sunday afternoon in a jamboree format that features a …
Sat., April 4, 2015
Spokane County Raceway, Stateline Speedway undergo repairs, upgrades in preparation for new season
With the mild winter across the Inland Empire, operators of Spokane County Raceway and Stateline Speedway have taken full advantage to complete much needed upgrades and repairs. At SCR, much …
Sat., March 21, 2015
Mielke touts county’s proactive approach in address
Spokane County government is reinventing itself in the same way the county’s signature courthouse has modernized, Commissioner Todd Mielke said in his State of the County address Friday morning. “We’ve …
Fri., March 20, 2015, 1:08 p.m.
County government invests in change
Spokane County government is reinventing itself in the same way the county’s signature courthouse has modernized, Commissioner Todd Mielke said in his state of the county address Friday morning.
Sun., Nov. 2, 2014
Spokane racetrack investors see first payoff after years
Hundreds of investors in a busted Spokane racetrack company started 43 years ago by Orville Moe received long-awaited payouts last month for the first time. The legal tangle that has …
Thu., June 5, 2014
Doug Pace: Festival of Speed features vintage cars
The Festival of Speed road-racing event returns to the Inland Empire this weekend with a three-day program featuring vintage racecars including sedans, sports cars and Formula-style machines. More than 100 …
Wed., May 21, 2014
Spokane County Raceway operator finished with oval
Spokane County Raceway operator Craig Smith says he’s had it with trying to operate the facility’s oval track. The track is a money pit: Previous owners have bled hundreds of …
Mon., Aug. 26, 2013
Pursley comes on strong to win at SCR
Greg Pursley used patience during the early portions of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Toyota/NAPA 150 at Spokane County Raceway as the veteran saved his equipment for a late race …
Thu., July 11, 2013
Spokane Raceway cancels oval-track events
Poor attendance and poor turnout by oval-track drivers has forced Spokane County Raceway to cancel several remaining events this season on the oval portion of the county-owned facility. Track Manager …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012
New management at racetrack
Financial losses have triggered a management shake-up at Spokane County Raceway. Craig Smith, manager of Raceway Investments, said the oval’s operator fell “significantly behind” on rent payments.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, 3:37 p.m.
Spokane Raceway super oval contract terminated
Raceway Investments LLC, the main operator of Spokane County Raceway, has terminated a subcontract with the operator of the facility’s super oval course.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012
Saul wins Spokane 200
Spokane County Raceway’s premier late-model event of the season, the second Annual Spokane 200, was filled with plenty of racing action that dazzled the capacity crowd on Saturday night. A …