Theresa Rogers, the owner of Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, has announced the sale of the 1/3-mile dirt track to the Copart company, an online automotive auction company based in Dallas, Texas. The sale is not finalized, and Copart will work with Washington Township officials for final approval, said Rogers, whose late husband Bruce also
Jennerstown Speedway in Jennerstown, Pennsylvania, has claimed the $50,000 prize as winner of the Advance My Track Challenge, a program led by Advance Auto Parts, the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series (NAAPWS). “Jennerstown is a true gem of the grassroots racing scene in Pennsylvania, and we’re proud to celebrate their team and
Eldora Speedway—the 1/2-mile clay dirt oval in Rossburg, Ohio, owned by three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart—has named veteran motorsports executive Jerry Gappens as its new general manager. Gappens succeeds Roger Slack, who has decided to “take a sabbatical from the industry.” Gappens comes to Eldora from Indiana’s Gas City I-69 Speedway, where he
Gas City I-69 Speedway, the 1/4-mile clay oval in Gas City, Indiana, has announced Larry Boos as the new track promoter. He takes over for Jerry Gappens, who has accepted the position of general manager for Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. “It’s not unusual for good people to be offered new opportunities, and although the timing was
Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) has promoted Ellen Stallcup to the newly created position of vice president of marketing. “Ellen continues to be an incredible leader, marketer and team player for our company and Texas Motor Speedway,” Speedway Motorsports Vice President of Partnerships, Geoff Ulrich said. Stallcup began working for the multi-purpose facility—which celebrates its 25th
Fifty Five Promotions will take over ownership of Skagit Speedway, the dirt track based in Burlington, Washington. Fifty Five Promotions is the new promotional group comprised of Washington car owners Kevin Rudeen and Mike Anderson and the California-based promoter Peter Murphy. “We have some exciting surprises planned for the fans and the racers,” Rudeen said.
Diamond Park Speedway in Nashville, Arkansas is for sale at $375,000. Arkansas’ premier racing facility features a 3/8 mile dirt oval and sits on 32 acres of land.
Duck River Raceway Park, a 1/4 mile dirt oval in Lewisburg, Tennessee is for sale at $650,000.