60 ARCA Drivers Begin Preparation for 55th Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 12, 2018) – After this week’s two-day test session shaking down new sleek composite bodies at Daytona International Speedway, the ARCA Racing Series Presented by Menards will return for the season-opening 55th annual Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire on Feb. 10.
Friday, approximately 60 drivers, including eight-time Lucas Oil 200 champion Bobby Gerhart and reigning ARCA Racing Series Rookie of the Year Riley Herbst, were on hand on Day 1 to give the bodies their first laps around the 2.5-mile tri-oval. After being utilized at short and intermediate tracks last season, the new bodies will be used exclusively at both restrictor-plate tracks – DIS and Talladega Superspeedway – for the first time in 2018. (more…)
PASS Releases 2018 North Super Late Model Schedule
– Oxford Plains Speedway To Host 6 Events Including The 45th Annual Oxford 250, Paying $25,000 To Win On Sunday, August 26 – PASS 300 At Beech Ridge Joins Icebreaker At Thompson and Oxford Plains Opener Again In April – PASS Adds Dates At Thunder Road, Petty, And Speedway 51
NAPLES, ME (January 6) – Coinciding with the series banquet tonight, Pro All Stars Series (PASS) officials announced the release of the 2018 schedule for the PASS North Super Late Models. The Northeast’s top short trackers will once again compete at some of the best speedways in New England and Canada, highlighted by the 45th Annual Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway on the final weekend of August. The season will begin for the third straight year at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park in Connecticut as part of the Icebreaker weekend on April 7-8. PASS will return to Canada in 2018 with a first ever trip to New Brunswick’s Petty International Raceway in June. The PASS North Super Late Models will compete on 10 different speedways in 4 states and Canada in 2018.(more…)
ISMA returns to Monadnock Speedway
By Matthew Wiernasz
INNERKIP, ONT- Mike Lichty will becoming back to race in the ISMA Supermodifieds in 2018. The plan is for Lichty to contend for the title in ISMA in 2018. The series will kickoff their 2018 season at the Monadnock Speedway on Saturday, May 19 for a 75 lap race.
” Well first of all, we just want to put a big thanks out to the promoter (Larry Cirillo) and everybody involved at the (Monadnock) speedway for signing us on. I know everybody seems to be extremely excited on their end for us coming and same as on our end for us going there and opening the season up.” (more…)
Celebration To Be Held At Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Clubhouse
By: Kyle Souza, Granite State Pro Stock Series
WALPOLE, N.H. – Even though the calendar has switched over to 2018, the Granite State Pro Stock Series still has some unfinished business from the last calendar year. But not for long.
The series is proud to announce the 2017 championship awards banquet and celebration. It will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at the Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park Restaurant and Clubhouse in Thompson, Connecticut.
Buttera, Fisher, Gordon, Hughes, Merkel, Patrick, Tullius Announced as 2018 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Inductees
Milestone 30th Annual Ceremony on March 13 at Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach
Aviation, Drag Racing, Motorcycle, Open-Wheel, Sports Car and Stock Car Disciplines Represented
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2018) – An illustrious seven-man list representing six motorsports disciplines and one iconic racing facility comprise a most unique class of 2018 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) inductees announced today at Daytona International Speedway.
The milestone 30th Annual Induction Ceremony presented by Bridgestone is set for Tuesday, March 13 at The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach. Honorees include drag racing car builder John Buttera, Indianapolis Motor Speedway founder Carl G. Fisher, four-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon, record-setting pilot – and world-famous billionaire – Howard Hughes, motorcycle great Fred Merkel, three-time Indianapolis 500 champion owner U.E. Pat Patrick and sports car legend Bob Tullius.