The region's two big late model events kick kick off this weekend with the running of the 23rd Annual Montana 200. A local driver may be the favorite to win the race based on his most recent performance.
FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013
TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2013
Massey aims for Mile High victory as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series begins its Western Swing
Spencer Massey, who is currently third in the season points standings, hopes to score another victory at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, July 19-21 at Bandimere Speedway, located 10 miles west of downtown Denver.
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2013
In a green-white-checkered-flag finish, Brian Vickers sped away from Kyle Busch in overtime and took the checkered flag .582 seconds ahead of Busch to win Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2013
Brad Sweet scores a prestigous win on the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series with his Kings Royal victory at Eldora Speedway.
The driver of the No. 54 Toyota crossed the stripe at the end of the third green-white-checker, .466 seconds ahead of runner-up Brian Vickers, as Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Busch, Vickers and Matt Kenseth led all 213 laps of a race that went 13 laps…
Timothy Peters grabbed the lead with 27 laps to go, taking the outside lane on Ty Dillon and then pulled away from the field. Crew chief Butch Hylton made the crucial call to replace two tires late, saving time on a pit stop. The move…
FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013
Donny Schatz rolls to a big win in the Brad Doty Classic at Limaland Motorsports Park as he became just the second driver in the events history to lock down back-to-back victories.
MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
Funny Car driver Johnny Gray picked up his fourth win of 2013 on Sunday with a victory against Ron Capps at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. Khalid alBalooshi (Top Fuel), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro…
SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013
Daryn Pittman scores big iwn at Dodge City Raceway Park to maintain points lead on the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series.
The victory was Jimmie Johnson's fourth of the season -- tying Matt Kenseth for most in the series -- and the 64th of his career. He leads second-place Bowyer by 49 points in the series standings with eight races left before the Chase for the…
SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2013
Thanks to the boost from James Buescher, Kenseth's No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota streaked away from the field after the final restart and earned the win in a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the event one lap past its scheduled distance of 100 laps.
John Force powered his 8,000-horsepower Castrol GTX Mustang to a leading performance of 4.021 seconds at 317.72 mph, setting a new track E.T. record in the process. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were qualifying leaders…
Donny Schatz earned his eighth main event victory of the season on Friday night at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas. The win continues Schatz standing in the championship standings with a third place position.
THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
Larry Dixon will be an underdog in another loaded Top Fuel field, but his major objective is seeing more improvement out of the 8,000-horsepower Rapisarda dragster that has posted three round wins in 2013.
MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013
Tony Schumacher’s fiery finish stopped the clocks in 3.930 seconds at 269.29 mph, but it was quick enough to hold off a determined Clay Millican, whose Parts Plus dragster trailed and the veteran driver remained winless in six career final round appearances. It was the…
Matt Kenseth, who got the lead by taking no tires during a pit stop on Lap 242, collected the 28th victory of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career.
SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 2013
Tim Kaeding picks up his sixth World of Outlaws victory of the season on the STP Sprint Car Series.
The win was by no means a fluke, because as the race progressed, Brad Keselowski's car identified itself as the clear class of the field. He took the lead for good on Lap 156, seven laps before NASCAR called the final caution for rain.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
Tony Berry returns to the race track this weekend at Stateline Speedway.
Ty Dillon crossed the finish line 5.736 seconds ahead of Brad Keselowski to win Thursday night's UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Busch ran third, followed by reigning series champion James Buescher and Ryan Blaney.
MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
Courtney Force earned her second victory in 2013 and third in her career, improving her overall record against her father, a 15-time Funny Car world champion, to 4-2. It was their first meeting in the finals. Courtney Force, who lost to John in the first…
It was just the second win of Truex's career, his first since Dover in 2007. It put Michael Waltrip Racing in Victory Lane for the second year in a row after Clint Bowyer won here last season.
SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
It was A.J. Allmendinger's first start in a Nationwide Series race since 2008. But he's no stranger to victory lane at the 4-mile Road America road course, having won there in the now-defunct Champ Car World Series in 2006.
David Gravel scores his second career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory with win at I-94 Speedway.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.