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  • THURSDAY, 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.


  • THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 1:45 P.M.

    Youngsters make a splash at Stateline

    Stateline Speedway’s youth movement was in full force last weekend.


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • THURSDAY, 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.


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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. …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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 …


  • SATURDAY, 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 …


  • SATURDAY, 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 …


  • FRIDAY, 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.


  • SUNDAY, 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 …


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …


  • MONDAY, 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 …


  • THURSDAY, 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 …


  • TUESDAY, 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.


  • MONDAY, 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.


  • MONDAY, 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 …


  • MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012

    Dragsters battle weather, each other

    Drag racing is all about getting a pass down the quarter-mile in the fastest possible moment to best the opponent in the opposite lane. This weekend fans and teams enjoyed …


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012

    NHRA drag racing offers up-close viewing

    High-stakes drag racing returns to Spokane County Raceway this weekend as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series makes its annual stop at the Airway Heights speedplant. Competition begins at …


  • FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012

    Sprint boats return to Webb’s Slough

    It’s been a five-year journey for Matt and Amanda Webb, who own and operate Webb’s Slough in St. John. As their 10th race on the popular United States Sprint Boat …


  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012

    Operator stops alcohol sales at county’s oval race course

    The oval track at Spokane County Raceway had something of a drinking problem last season, so the operator has stopped serving. Beer will continue to be poured in a roped-off …


  • FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2011

    Spokane County Raceway prepares for 200-lap special

    Spokane County Raceway’s oval track program has burst onto the regional racing scene this year with strong car counts, flocks of fans in the seats and a growing reputation as …


  • FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2011, 10:33 P.M.

    Jet car driver crashes at Raceway

    Oregon-based jet car driver Darin Bay rolled his car going 200 mph at the Spokane County Raceway Friday night.


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