New Tire Specs Await DIRTcar UMP Drivers

New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Set For 2017

Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / DIRTCAR
Published: December 8, 2016

CONCORD, NC - DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season.

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Tyler Dippel Lands New K&N East Deal For 2017

Rette Jones Racing Expands NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Program For Next Season

Story By: MARK RETTE / RETTE JONES RACING
Published: December 7, 2016

MOORESVILLE, NC - Officials from Rette Jones Racing (RJR) announced today the expansion of their NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) program which will include two full-time entries for the 2017 season.

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Scenery Change Just What Billy Decker Needed In 2016

Pairing With Mike Payne Helped "Franklin Flyer" Stay Grounded Last Season

Column By: BOBBY CHALMERS / RPW
Published: December 7, 2016

SIDNEY, NY - At the end of the 2015 racing season, Billy Decker was looking for a change of scenery.  He found that with car owner Mike Payne, and while the pair only found victory lane twice last season, the effort they put in should have had them in the winners circle every time.

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'17 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Schedule Announced

First Combined Schedule In Several Years Released On Tuesday

Column By: MATTHEW WIERNASZ / RPW
Published: December 7, 2016

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - NASCAR announced on Tuesday that they have released the 2017 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour schedule. It was announced back in October that the NASCAR Whelen Modified and Southern Modifieds tour would be merging into one.

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Richards To Chase Lucas Oil LM Dirt Series Title In '17

Four-Time World Of Outlaws LM Series Champion Joins Best Performance Motorsports

Story By: ANDREA CLEVELAND-RICHARDS / JOSH RICHARDS RACING
Published: December 7, 2016

ST. MARYS, OH - Four-Time World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Champion Josh Richards who joined forces with Best Performance Motorsports last month, announced today that he will run full-time in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 2017 season.

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Brett Marks Set To Live Out A Dream In 2017

Pennsylvania Sprint Car Driver Set To Join WoO Sprint Tour Next Season

Column By: JEREMY ELLIOTT / PENN LIVE
Published: December 7, 2016

MECHANICSBURG, PA - Brent Marks has never given up on his lifelong dream of becoming a full-time Sprint Car driver racing for a living.

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Jankowiak Lands Top TQ Ride For Trenton Indoor Event

Indoor Event To Take Place This Weekend at Sun National Bank Center

Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / SAMMONS PRODUCTIONS
Published: December 7, 2016

TRENTON, NJ - Andy Jankowiak of Buffalo, NY has obtained a Three Quarter (TQ) Midget ride for the Indoor Auto Racing fueled by VP season opener this weekend at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, NJ.

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Brent Marks To Join World Of Outlaws In 2017

Marks To Live Ultimate Dream On The National Tour

Story By: BRENDAN CAPRIA / WORLD OF OUTLAWS
Published: December 6, 2016

CONCORD, NC - Brent Marks joins the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car series tour under his family-owned Brent Marks Racing (BMR) team for the 2017 season. Marks, hailing from Myerstown, Pa., has long dreamed of running with the Greatest Show on Dirt from the time he first hopped into a 410 sprint car seven years ago.

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Thompson Speedway Sets 2017 Oval Schedule

Speedway Has Schedule Of Seven Events Set To Roll This Coming Season

Column By: MATTHEW WIERNASZ / RPW
Published: December 6, 2016

THOMPSON, CT - Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park announced on Monday night their 2017 schedule for the oval. The track will hold seven events in 2017.  This past season the track held 10 events.  The Lite Modifieds will be running in five out of the seven events.

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Scelzi Pumped For First Chance To Race In Australia

Opportunity Of A Lifetime Set For Driver To Run For Wormall Motorsport

Story By: SHAWN MILLER / GARY SCELZI MOTORSPORTS
Published: December 6, 2016

FRESNO, CA - Dominic Scelzi has an opportunity of a lifetime in front of him.  Scelzi is leaving this week to race a 410ci winged sprint car in Australia approximately 16 times for Wormall Motorsport this December and January.

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