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DEREK THORN SCORES 50TH SRL WIN WITH WINTER SHOWDOWN TRIUMPH

By Steven Blakesley | March 21, 2021

(March 21, 2021 from Kevin Peters) – Five-time SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series Champion Derek Thorn has had a long history of being snakebit, when it comes to prestigious Super Late Model events. While he has victories in some of these events, he has been in position to score multiple more over his career. Saturday…

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NETTO DOMINATES NARC OPENER AT STOCKTON DIRT TRACK

By Steven Blakesley | March 21, 2021

(March 21, 2021 by Jim Allen) – Defending NARC King of the West Fujitsu Sprint Car Series champion DJ Netto took no prisoners on his way to a dominating green-to-checkered victory at Saturday’s Salute to LeRoy Van Conett 30-lap headliner at the Stockton Dirt Track. Photo by Joe Shivak Netto, piloting the potent Netto Ag/Penny…

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DARREN BRENT EARNS SECOND CAREER WESTERN MIDGET FEATURE

By Steven Blakesley | March 20, 2021

GLENDALE, ARIZ. (March 20, 2021) – Lakeside, Calif.’s Darren Brent won the championship opener for Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction, grabbing his second career victory during the series stop at Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz. Saturday night. The series first visited Adobe Mountain’s one-fifth mile in February where Fresno’s David…

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ERICKSON OUTFOXES HERZOG FOR MADERA LATE MODEL OPENING NIGHT WIN

By Steven Blakesley | March 20, 2021

MADERA, CALIF. (March 20, 2021) – Multi-time Madera Speedway champion Matt Erickson kicked off the Madera Late Model season in style on Saturday night, using a late race restart to charge past 2019 Nut Up Pro Late Model champion Austin Herzog for the victory. The 40-lap event opened the points season for the non-MAVTV “club”…

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ON THE RADAR: 2021 SEASON PICKING UP MOMENTUM IN CALIFORNIA

By Steven Blakesley | March 19, 2021

(March 19, 2021) – As we near statewide adoption of fans in the grandstands in California in April, several tracks will welcome the general public this weekend as part of a busy “On the Radar” for West Coast Short Track Racing! Friday March 19-Sunday March 21 Red Bluff Outlaws hosts its annual West Coast Nationals…

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KING OF THE WEST OPEN 2021 SPRINT CAR SEASON AT STOCKON

By Short Track Live | March 19, 2021

(March 19, 2021 from Jim Allen) – The high powered NARC King of the West Fujitsu General Series will kick off its highly anticipated 2021 sprint car campaign on Saturday, March 20th, with the Salute to LeRoy Van Conett at the Stockton Dirt Track. The event is in honor of legendary eight-time Northern Auto Racing…

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NEWS AND NOTES: SIXTH ANNUAL WINTER SHOWDOWN 150 AT KERN THIS SATURDAY

By Short Track Live | March 18, 2021

(March 18, 2021 from Kevin Peters) – Event: The Sixth Annual “Winter Showdown 150” will take place at Kern County Raceway (CA) on March 20, 2021. The SPEARS Modifieds will participate in the “SPEARS Manufacturing Winter Showdown 60”, gunning for a $2,500 payday. Unique Format: The “Showdown” for the Super Late Models will see 150…

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WILD WEST SHOOTOUT MOVES TO VADO SPEEDWAY IN 2021

By Short Track Live | March 18, 2021

(March 18, 2021 from Ben Shelton) – Just like racers are sometimes forced to adjust on the fly, the same is true with racing events. On the heels of the recent announcement that Arizona Speedway will be ceasing operations, officials with the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts have announced that…

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2021 WESTERN MIDGET RACING CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON BEGINS SATURDAY IN ARIZONA

By Steven Blakesley | March 18, 2021

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (March 18, 2021) – The 2021 Western Midget Racing presented by Masters Design and Construction championship season will fire off Saturday from Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz., starting the path towards over $5,000 in cash awards up for grabs at the end of the 25-race schedule. Drivers will be ranked by their…

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BYRD, CLYNE, GLOY, KENDALL, SNIDER ELECTED TO WEST COAST HALL OF FAME

By Short Track Live | March 16, 2021

(March 16, 2021 from Owen Kearns) – Las Vegas Motor Speedway builder Richie Clyne heads a five-member class slated for induction into the West Coast Stock Car/Motorsports Hall of Fame in June 2021. Clyne’s fellow enshrinees – chosen via two rounds of voting by the Hall’s board of directors – are Dave Byrd, NASCAR Pacific…

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