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Racing on TV listings for February

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be back in action at Daytona International Speedway after missing half of the 2016 campaign with a concussion.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC TV LISTINGS FOR MAJOR RACING ACTION BY:  MIKE PRYSON FRIDAY, FEB. 10 — NHRA qualifying, Pomona, CA; 10 p.m., FS1 (S)   SATURDAY, FEB. 11 — Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge,…

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American Flat Track, NBCSN join forces for 2017 season

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2017) – American Flat Track proudly announces an exclusive television partnership with NBCSN for the 2017 season. All 18 rounds, from the season-opening DAYTONA TT to the American Flat Track Finals in Southern California, will air in one-hour, tape-delayed telecasts on Thursday nights throughout the summer and fall. Entering its 64th consecutive season, American Flat Track is…

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Throttle-Back Thursday: Turkey Night Grand Prix marks the end of the line for Ascot Park THANKSGIVING DAY RACE WAS THE GRAND FINALE FOR ANOTHER SOCAL CIRCUIT BY:  GRAHAM KOZAK

Ascot Park, 1957 – 1990. On the night of November 22, 1990 — Thanksgiving Day — a pack of midget cars did 100 laps of Ascot Park in Gardena, California. After the checkered flag fell, they turned off the lights, and that was the end of it for Ascot Park. Autoweek was there for the…

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Schott wins Grant Junghans Memorial

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—More than 8,000 family, friends and fans of the late Grant Junghans gathered at the Lakeside Speedway Friday for the inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial—the biggest one-day event in the history of dirt modified racing. And when the dust had settled shortly after midnight, there was one man—Lucas Schott—standing in victory lane with a…

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THORNTON, MARRANT DEAL “DEUCES WILD” VICTORIES AT LAKESIDE SPEEDWAY; HUNT, BRYANT ALSO TRIUMPH SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

  Ricky Thornton (20rt) races to the inside of Johnny Scott during the first of two Modified main events. USRA drivers converged on the Lakeside Speedway Thursday for the inaugural “Deuces Wild” event—a special prelude to Friday’s Grant Junghans Memorial. Defending Out-Pace USRA B-Mod national champion Andy Bryant of Fort Scott, Kan., powered his way…

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OneDirt Inks Title Sponsorship of WSTC   BY:  BEN SHELTON

OneDirt Signs On as Title Sponsor of World Short Track Championship Leading dirt racing publication demonstrates their commitment to weekly drivers OneDirt, the next generation of dirt track racing magazine and digital media outlet, has taken its commitment to weekly drivers one step further by becoming the title sponsor of DIRTcar Racing’s new World Short Track…

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