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Santa Maria Speedway to Reopen

Santa Maria Speedway, a dirt oval located in Nipomo, CA, is reopening after closing in November 2022, according to a report from the Santa Maria Times. The speedway will host 410 Sprint Car and Go-Kart racing under the new ownership of David Castaneda, the facility’s former general manager. To read the full story, visit santamariatimes.com.

Precision Racing Components’ 5-Stage Sprint Car Oil Pump

The unique pressure gear design along with true helical scavenge rotors make PRC oil pumps special.

Barnes Systems’ 9117 Sprint Car Oil Pumps

The 9117 sprint car pumps are trusted and used by some of the top Sprint Car engine builders in the country.

Precision Racing Components’ 5 Stage Sprint Car Oil Pump

The pump features a unique pressure gear design along with true helical scavenge rotors giving PRC’s oil pumps a competitive advantage.

Ralph Sheheen Among Inductees for 2023 National Sprint Car Hall of Fame

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame has announced its 2023 inductees, who will be honored on Saturday, June 3, for the 33rd induction ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa. Among the names is SPEED SPORT’s Ralph Sheheen, who also serves as the host of PRI’s Grand Opening Breakfast.  Ken Hamilton, Chad Kemenah, Cory Kruseman, Bobby Marshall,

USAC Racing Confirms 2023 Sprint Car Schedule to Open in Florida

USAC Racing has announced that the 2023 season for the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship will open February 16–18, during the 14th annual Winter Dirt Games at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. The event, which will serve as USAC’s only visit to the Sunshine State, will feature three nights of racing, with Thursday

National Sprint Car HOF Announces 12 Inductees for 2022

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum has announced the twelve inductees for the Class of 2022.  “This year’s inductee group is another testament to the hard work put in by our 72-member National Induction Committee,” said Bob Baker, the executive director for the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. In

New Xtreme Outlaw Series for Midgets, Non-Wing Sprint Cars

World Racing Group (WRG) CEO Brian Carter has announced the addition of the Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series and Xtreme Outlaw Sprint Car Series. The company behind the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars, World of Outlaws Late Models, Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, DIRTcar Racing, and more made the announcement during the 2021 PRI

Mattox-Gorby Promotions Purchases United Rebel Sprint Series

Terry Mattox and Kerry Gorby of Mattox-Gorby Promotions have purchased the United Rebel Sprint Series (URSS) 305ci winged sprint car racing series with events in Kansas and Missouri.  The pair plan to cross-promote races with the Oil Capital Racing Series, also owned by Mattox-Gorby Promotions.  “Our goal is to continue to develop the series and 305

New Non-Wing Pavement Sprint Car Tour to Debut in 2022

Officials from Anderson Speedway (Anderson, Indiana) have announced a partnership with veteran sprint car promoter Tom Hartsell to launch the 500 Sprint Car Tour, which will include 10 races in 2022. All events will feature non-wing pavement sprint cars competing for a championship. Anderson Speedway and Lucas Oil Raceway (Brownsburg, Indiana) will host three events

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Announces 2022 Schedule

Officials have released the 2022 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car season schedule, which features over 80 events from February to November across 22 states.  Officials have also announced a $200,000 championship, which is a $50,000 increase from 2021. Overall, the 2022 points fund will see a $350,000 increase, with second now paying

Industry Mourns Loss of Doug Auld

Doug Auld, the Hall of Fame journalist and founder of Sprint Car & Midget Magazine, has passed away following a brief illness. He was 59.   “A giant has left us,” longtime Sprint Car & Magazine writer and columnist Dave Argabright said in a release. “Doug was intensely passionate about motorsports, and his effort and