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There are many late model and stock car drivers who raced against Mark Martin at some point in the last 40 years. His 30-year NASCAR career plus years of running the short tracks across the country make him a pretty good judge of driving talent.

He’s raced against the names all NASCAR fans know like Petty, Waltrip, Earnhardt, Wallace, Gordon, and Johnson. He’s also battled drivers whose talent exceeds their fame.

Like Midland, Michigan’s Mike Eddy.

“He was phenomenal,” said Martin describing Eddy, a seven-time champion of the now defunct American Speed Association.

The ASA prepared NASCAR drivers like Martin, Rusty Wallace, Matt Kenseth, Dick Trickle, Johnny Benson, Ted Musgrave plus many others. Eddy won ASA titles in 1974, 1976, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1991 and 1992.

“That series was the training ground for many of us,” said Martin who won the 1978, 1979, 1980 and 1986 ASA titles. “Most of the races were long pit stop races so you learned the skills you needed to race in NASCAR. Plus, they had good television and print media coverage. You had to learn the whole package. They really prepared you well for moving into NASCAR.”

To win a title in the ASA you had to beat Eddy whose driving style and familiar black No. 88 was reminiscent of Dale Earnhardt’s aura in NASCAR.

“Mike knew his race cars, did his setup and tire staggers himself,” recalled Martin. “Like most of the greats at that time he was real, real aggressive. He would definitely put on a show and he was fun to watch.”

Despite winning nearly 60 races in the ultra-competitive ASA, Eddy never ventured into NASCAR, preferring the Midwest short tracks.

“That was back in a time when you could make a living running late models and racing in the ASA. He didn’t need to come to NASCAR, but he would have made a great NASCAR driver,” said Martin.

“He wasn’t your average driving personality. He was a bit different. Hard edged. He got the job done. He was just good. He was tough to beat no matter where he went. He was always one of the ones we needed to beat for sure.”

MWR

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick welcomes 20 children from the Boys & Girls Club of Lenawee, Mich., to his next "Kevin's Krew" event on Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.

An arm of the Kevin Harvick Foundation, Kevin's Krew (http://www.kevinharvickfoundation.org/who-we-support/kevins-krew/) is an at-track outreach program for underprivileged youth that shows them tangible evidence of the fruits of hard work, perseverance and a drug-free lifestyle.

Harvick's guests have a jam-packed, fun-filled agenda at the track nestled in the Irish Hills of Michigan. In addition to meeting and hanging out with the driver of the No. 29 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, the Boys & Girls Club will have a bird's eye view of pre-race activities, including driver introductions for the day's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, lunch in the President's Suite and meetings with both Michigan Speedway International President Roger Curtis and Toledo Blade reporter Rachel Lenzi.

"Michigan always has some of the most loyal and passionate race fans on the NASCAR circuit, so the opportunity to spend quality time with some of the youngest ones is pretty cool," Harvick said. "Kevin's Krew is about giving these children hope for their futures, regardless of their backgrounds, but it's also about showing them a good time. The folks at Michigan International Speedway are vital supporters of this effort with us, so I'm pretty sure the kids' track visit will be one they'll never forget."

Guest speakers will share with the children their success stories in life, outlining the paths they forged to their careers. Additionally, they will discuss opportunities within their professions and the importance of education for a successful career, all the while driving home the point that youth can overcome any social or economic disadvantage they may face.

This week's Michigan International Speedway event is one of six Kevin's Krew events on the 2012 calendar, which also includes the upcoming Sept. 15 date at Chicagoland Speedway.


2012 Kevin's Krew Calendar:

March 30 - Martinsville Speedway
April 13 - Texas Motor Speedway
June 2 - Dover International Speedway
June 24 - Infineon Raceway
August 18 - Michigan International Speedway
September 15 - Chicagoland Speedway

KHI PR

Anytime a person can have a 30-year anniversary in life, it’s worth noting. Bridget Holloman, the longtime Darlington Raceway executive assistant, will do just that on Thursday, Aug. 9, by celebrating 30 years at the track Too Tough to Tame.

Holloman has many memories at Darlington Raceway since her first day as a full-time employee in 1982.

The Darlington native and current Hartsville, S.C. resident has witnessed many great NASCAR moments at the Lady in Black, most notably local favorite Cale Yarborough winning his fifth Southern 500 in 1982, Bill Elliott capturing the Winston Million by winning the 1985 Southern 500, Ricky Craven beating out Kurt Busch to win the Carolina Dodge Dealers 400 by .002 seconds in 2003, and the track celebrating its 60th year of racing in 2009, to name a few.

She has had the opportunity to work with many NASCAR drivers over the past 30 years, with her fondest memories coming from working with the late Dale Earnhardt Sr., a driver she respected and like many fans was saddened with his passing in 2001.

Her endless list of business relationships in the industry is second to none, ranging from drivers, owners and media to local community members and fans.

She has worked for six different presidents while at Darlington (Barney Wallace 1982; Red Tyler 1983-1991; Woody McKay 1991-1993; Jim Hunter 1993-2001; Andrew Gurtis 2001-2004; Chris Browning 2004-present). She also serves as the executive secretary for the National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA), a position she has held since 1991.

“Words can’t say enough about how much we appreciate Bridget for the contributions she has made to Darlington Raceway over the past 30 years,” Browning said. “Her efforts supporting the track and the sport of racing, is invaluable and we congratulate her on such a wonderful achievement of 30 years working for the track Too Tough to Tame.”

Darlington Raceway PR

After finishing 10th in the first road course race of the year at Road America in June, Justin Allgaier and the No. 31 Brandt Racing team headed to Watkins Glen International with hopes of another strong finish. After starting the Zippo 200 at The Glen from the eighth position, Allgaier collected his 14th top-10 of the season with a ninth-place finish. Allgaier remains in the fifth position in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) point standings, 74 points behind leader Elliott Sadler.

Like most NNS competitors, Allgaier missed the first hour of Friday’s lone practice session as he waited for rain to move out of the area. He laid down the ninth fastest lap in his No. 31 Brandt Chevrolet utilizing rain tires, and later returned to the track on regular tires, finishing practice with the fourth-fastest time. His practice time placed him in the last qualifying group in Saturday morning’s qualifying session. He began the Zippo 200 at The Glen in the eighth position. Allgaier moved into sixth by the time the caution flag first waved on lap six.

After staying out under caution, Allgaier restarted the race in the sixth position. He hit the pits under green for his first pit stop on lap 19. After taking four tires and fuel, Allgaier returned to the track in 26th place as a result of stalling on pit road.  When green-flag pit stops cycled through, Allgaier was back in the top-10. As the caution flag waved again on lap 28, Allgaier radioed to crew chief Jimmy Elledge that his car was really loose in a few turns but really tight everywhere else. Hoping to give Allgaier more side bite, Elledge elected to pit for four tires, fuel and adjustments to the No. 31 Brandt Chevrolet. Numerous cars did not pit under that caution, and Allgaier restarted in 14th place on lap 43.

A few laps later, Allgaier explained that his car was handling worse than before the adjustments. When the caution waved on lap 58, the No. 31 Brandt Chevrolet was running in the first position as many other cars had already made green-flag pit stops. He returned to pit road on lap 59 for four tires and fuel, and the No. 31 Brandt Racing team reversed the adjustments made on the previous stop. He restarted the race in 18th, and within five laps, Allgaier had worked back into the top-15.

Allgaier continued to navigate traffic and stay out of trouble through two cautions late in the race. On lap 81, Allgaier restarted in the 12th position. He immediately made up ground, moving into ninth before the race ended on the next lap. This was his best finish at Watkins Glen International and his 14th top-10 of the 2012 season.

“I don’t think ninth place is the finish we deserved, but I’m happy to get a top-10 here at Watkins Glen,” said Allgaier. “My team and our crew did a great job; things just didn’t line up the way we needed them to. However, we were able to have a good last restart and get out of here with a solid finish. I’m excited to head to Montreal next weekend and keep building on our road course program.”

Next Stop:  Allgaier and the No. 31 Brandt team will head to Circuit Gilles Villenueve for the final road course race of the 2012 season. The NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge will air LIVE on ESPN with coverage beginning at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Turner Motorsports PR

Jeff Gordon is not a big believer in it, but maybe he can find the luck of the Irish (Hills) in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday.

With the No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet fast on many occasions this year without the results to match, many of Gordon's fans began sending good luck charms to him. While he was not afraid to try them, the four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion does not necessarily believe in luck.

 "My wife (Ingrid Vandebosch) has given me things and my daughter (Ella) has given me things to put in the car for luck," said Gordon. "Even fans have sent in things to the team. But I think when I won at Pocono it was the first time in quite a while that I did not have some sort of good luck charm in the car.

"So far, my theory holds true. It's not about luck and good luck charms; it's about going out there and performing and doing what you have to do as a team."

 In 39 starts at the track in the Irish Hills of Michigan, Gordon has two wins (1998 and 2001), five poles, 18 top-fives and 25 top-10's. But the track was repaved prior to the event in June, and the No. 24 team and Hendrick Motorsports adapted to the new surface quickly.

"We were pretty solid here in June and (Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt) Junior won, so we can certainly carry a lot over from that race," said Gordon, who earned his 400th top-10 finish with a sixth-place finish in that event. "We also did the tire test here at the end of July.

"That test didn't go spectacularly well for us, but we knew it was just more of a test to try and learn things."

Four races remain before the 12-driver "Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup" field is set and Gordon is again on the outside looking in. If he is to secure one of those spots, it will take strong performances on race days - and the days leading up to the drop of the green flag.

"We have to qualify better," said Gordon, who qualified 28th here in June and 27th en route to his victory at Pocono. "Track position can play a huge role during the race, so it's better to have early than to fight for it all race long.

"Right now, qualifying is a priority for us."

And so is winning. With or without lucky charms.

PPRPR

Jerry Grant, a 10-time competitor in the Indianapolis 500 and the first person to turn an official lap faster than 200 mph in an Indy car, died Sunday, Aug. 12. He was 77.

Grant, a prominent American road racer, turned his historic 201.414-mph lap in 1972 at Ontario, Calif. But he is probably best remembered for nearly winning the 1972 Indianapolis 500.

Driving the purple Mystery Eagle as teammate to Bobby Unser on Dan Gurney's All-American Racers team, Grant led at the 188-lap mark when he had to pit to replace a tire which was losing air. Instead of pitting in his stall, he went to the adjoining one of Unser, who had retired much earlier in the day. Whether or not Grant actually took on any fuel from Unser's refueling tank is up for discussion, but the hoses were momentarily hooked up, and it became known that the tank in his own pit was apparently empty, the maximum allotment of 275 gallons having been exhausted.

While Grant did finish the 500 miles, taking the checkered flag in second place behind Mark Donohue, officials subsequently disallowed Grant's final 12 laps, thus dropping him from second to 12th.

Such an occurrence was hardly a new experience for Grant. With only five minutes remaining in the 1966 Sebring 12 Hours, the Ford GT Mk. II he shared with Gurney was in front when a mechanical issue forced Gurney to stop on the course. Gurney then proceeded to push the stricken car the final 300 yards to the finish line, whereupon he was disqualified.

IMS

Gurney and Grant would have placed second, based on distance covered, if the car remained untouched at the side of the road. Less than three months later, Gurney and Grant were seemingly on their way to winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans when a mechanical issue eliminated them while leading at the 21-hour mark.

The diversified Grant, who climbed from 43rd to fifth in the 1967 Daytona 500, finished fifth in the 1966 Dixie 400 at Atlanta, co-drove a Ford Cobra in the 1964 Targa Florio (shared second in the GT class with Gurney) and had three top-10 finishes in the Indianapolis 500, topped by a seventh place in 1970. He competed in 49 USAC National Championship races between 1965-77, placing third in the 1974 Ontario 500 and fourth in a 150-mile event in 1969 on the road course at Castle Rock, Colo.

An entertaining speaker and story teller, Grant became part of Champion Spark Plug Company's Highway Safety program, lecturing on highway safety to students and service personnel, eventually succeeding Fred Agabashian as Champion's senior lecturer.

Jimmie Johnson successfully steered his No. 48 Lowe’s Cortez Silver Chevrolet to a third-place finish, despite an exciting last-lap dash on Sunday at Watkins Glen International. With the top-five NASCAR Sprint Cup result – his first at the track since 2007—Johnson now becomes the new leader in the driver standings with four races left before the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins.

“The first segment we were pretty far off when we came in,” Johnson said. “Then in that first stop, we made some adjustments and got the car back into the condition I needed it in.  Those last two laps were just out of control with the oil down. You’re studying the road trying to see if you can see an oil trail, but there wasn’t one large visible (patch of oil) that you could dodge. But you could feel the oil on your tires, and guys were sliding all over. It was chaos, but I’m glad we got back to the finish line. Very solid day for this Lowe’s team.”

Johnson’s Hendrick Motorsports teammates finished inside the top 28. Kasey Kahne scored 13th, while Jeff Gordon took 21st and Dale Earnhardt Jr. crossed the line in 28th.

Sunday’s race opened uneventfully for Hendrick Motorsports, as the teammates climbed into the top 11 by Lap 40. Johnson was running third, Earnhardt in eighth, Gordon in 10th and Kahne 11th. 

The teammates discussed varying pit strategies as the race unfolded.  Kahne initially discovered his air conditioning vent was malfunctioning, so he disconnected it before he quietly made his climb through the field. Johnson maintained his presence inside the top three, and Gordon was contending for fifth, despite reporting a handling issue to crew chief Alan Gustafson.

After green-flag pit stops on Lap 25, Earnhardt was running eighth, while Johnson was 21st, Gordon in 23rd and Kahne in 29th. The caution flag waved one lap later for a spin on the track, giving the Hendrick Motorsports teammates an opportunity to work on track position or their car’s handling.

Past the midway point, Kahne rallied to crack the top 10, but reported an issue with his right-front, potentially a flat tire, and made his way down pit road. The driver of the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet was clocked too fast entering pit road on Lap 47 and was required to complete a pass-through penalty, which affected his track position.

Johnson climbed to seventh, while Earnhardt made green-flag pit stops just prior to the caution flag being waved on Lap 59. Johnson and Gordon took advantage of the opportunity to stop for four tires. With fresh tires and fuel, the teammates set up for the restart on Lap 62. Earnhardt, running third after the majority of the field hit pit road, opted to stay on the track because crew chief Steve Letarte reported that rain was nearby. 

When the green flag dropped, Earnhardt slid into fourth, Johnson held 11th, Gordon was 17th and Kahne was 20th. Light sprinkles were reported in the area, and several laps later, Kahne spun slightly off course. The driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet returned to racing action, following his Hendrick Motorsports teammates. The caution flag was waved with 26 laps to go for another spin on the course. During the yellow flag, the pace car started using its windshield wipers.

Earnhardt, running seventh in the No. 88 National Guard/Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, led his Hendrick Motorsports teammates. Johnson was running ninth, Gordon in 17th and Kahne in 27th. Gordon maintained position with Gustafson’s advice – save fuel—- ringing in his ears. 

With 22 laps left on the board, the field went back to green-flag racing. Earnhardt and Johnson held steady in the top 10, while Gordon worked on cracking the top 15 and Kahne moved two spots into 25th. Three laps later, the caution flag was thrown for a spin on the track.

Johnson lined up seventh and Earnhardt was 10th for the restart with 16 laps to go. Within the first lap, Earnhardt slipped one spot into 11th, while Johnson continually worked his way past the competition. With 10 laps to go, Johnson was running fifth in No. 48 Lowe’s Cortez Silver Chevrolet; Earnhardt was running 10th, Gordon in 15th and Kahne in 18th. 

Earnhardt slipped three laps later, spinning off course in Turn 5 and dropping through the field. The driver of the No. 88 Chevrolet returned to the track in 22nd and headed for pit road. Earnhardt’s car was clean – no severe damage – but his top 10 hopes were dashed. Earnhardt finished 28th. 

“I just got in the corner and made a mistake,” said Earnhardt, who now ranks fourth in the driver standings. “That was pretty much all there was to it. My tires were flat-spotted, and then I got back on the track, and there was oil on the track from somebody. You couldn’t see it, but it was everywhere.”

Gordon and Kahne improved their running position after Earnhardt’s mishap. Gordon cracked the top 10 with three laps to go, but was involved in a last-lap incident and finished 21st.

“There was oil all over the racetrack,” Gordon said. “I had no idea there was oil out there. I knew there was all kind of havoc happening all around, but it was a great effort by our (No. 24) Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet. But I’m pretty bummed right now. I thought our car was a lot better than that. We weren’t good on restarts, but man did it come on. We were just passing cars right and left, and I was having a blast.”

HMS PR

Dave Blaney started the Finger Lakes 355 at the Glen from the 31st position. He drove the Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) Chevrolet up to the 28th spot before a broken trackbar mount ended the team’s day early. The No. 36 Chevrolet finished in 36th place.
 
Blaney started the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) road course race of the season from the 31st position. During the first two laps of the 11-turn course, the No. 36 Chevrolet fell to the 33rd position, but Blaney drove back into 31st place by lap 11.
 
On lap 13, the Buckeye Bullet radioed to the crew that the Chevrolet was tight in the right turns and loose in the left turns but all around not too bad. He drove into the 28th spot when green flag pit stops started. Crew Chief Ryan Pemberton called Blaney down pit road on lap 22 for the team’s first pit stop. The TBR crew changed four tires and made an adjustment to the No. 36 Chevrolet.
 
The No. 36 Chevrolet returned to the track in the 35th position, one lap down. Jamie McMurray made contact with the wall on lap 27 and brought out the caution. Pemberton called for Blaney to stay out and get the wave around. Blaney restarted in the 32nd position on the lead lap.
 
By lap 36, Blaney drove into the 29th position, but by lap 41, Blaney radioed that there was smoke coming from the No. 36 Chevrolet. The team leaned on the two spotters and driver to assess where the smoke was coming from. It looked like the trackbar broke, so Pemberton called Blaney into the garage. The team worked to fix the broken trackbar, but the mount was unfixable in the time left in the race. The No. 36 Chevrolet finished in 36th place.
 
The No. 36 Chevrolet is still in the 35th position in NSCS Owner Points. The team is locked into the top-35 by 82 points and trails the No. 10 Chevrolet by 26 points. Blaney is now in 33rd place in NSCS Driver Points. He is one point ahead of teammate David Reutimann and trails Landon Cassill by 48 points.
 
“Today was not the day we had hoped for,” explained Blaney. “The car was pretty good from the beginning. We were on point for a decent lead lap finish when the trackbar broke. The team couldn’t fix the problem before the end of the race. That’s how it goes sometimes. It seems that a lot of teams struggled with part failures today.”

TBR

As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series moves towards the second-to-last race prior to the Chase for the Sprint Cup cutoff at Atlanta Motor Speedway and the AdvoCare 500, the series saw one of the wildest finishes of 2012. The Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen produced another new winner on the year and jumbled the battle for the Chase for the Sprint Cup wild-card as the series visited Watkins Glen on Sunday.

Australian-born Marcos Ambrose, a noted road racing expert, maneuvered his No. 9 machine around Brad Keselowski on the last lap of Sunday’s event to claim his second-career Sprint Cup win, defending his victory in the same race a year ago. The event was filled with drama as Kyle Busch, seeking his second victory of the year and the chance to lock in a wild-card position, was spun on the final lap by Keselowski after Busch hit oil on the track and slowed dramatically.

The oil on the racing surface caused Keselowski and Ambrose to slide around the track as they raced back to the checkered flag. Ambrose gave Keselowski a slight tap as the two raced toward turn 10, allowing the No. 9 to move past and hang on for the win. Ambrose’s win now makes him wild-card eligible and continued solid runs, could become a serious factor in the battle for the playoffs.

The ending of the race was not the only dramatic racing of the day, as several contenders for the wild-card experienced up-and-down days. Kasey Kahne, who leads the wild-card chase with his two wins, spun earlier in the event but managed to rebound for a 13th-place finish. Ryan Newman was able to bring home an 11th-place finish, which moved him into the second wild-card spot. Jeff Gordon, who entered the day holding onto the second wild-card courtesy of his win last week at Pocono, spun from the oil on the final lap, relegating him to a disappointing 21st-place finish. This caused him to fall two spots in the standings, behind both Newman and Busch, all three with one win.

Carl Edwards currently sits 12th in points, behind Kahne but ahead of Newman. This is important as the series moves to Michigan for the next race. Michigan is the home track for Roush-Fenway Racing, and all RFR teams historically run well at the 2.5-mile speedway in the Irish Hills. An Edwards win could move the Missouri-native into one of the coveted wild-card spots as the series moves towards Atlanta’s AdvoCare 500, the second-to-last event prior to the Chase cutoff. AMS will play a crucial role in determining the Chase lineup, being a track where all wild-card contenders have had various levels of success.

The current wild-card standings following Watkins Glen are below

Position           Driver                                      Points              Points Back                 Wins

11.                   Kasey Kahne  *                       653                  ---                                2

12.                   Carl Edwards                          650                  -3                                 0

13.                   Ryan Newman**                     644                  -9                                 1

14.                   Kyle Busch                              638                  -15                               1

15.                   Jeff Gordon                            634                  -19                               1

16.                   Paul Menard                           629                  -24                               0

17.                   Marcos Ambrose                    600                  -53                               1

18.                   Joey Logano                           587                  -66                               1

*currently holds the first wild-card position

**currently holds the second wild-card position

AMS

 

Shelby Stroebel won his 12th straight feature event this past weekend at Meridian Speedway, an ASA Member Track in Meridian, ID.  It his 14th win in a row going back to last season in the ASA Modified divison.
 
Lance Gatlin had his streak snapped by two-time Lonesome Pine Raceway track champion Nate Monteith.  Gatlin finished second in the Limited Late Model feature event at the ASA Member Track in Coeburn, VA. 
 
The ASA Member Track National Championship updated point standings will be released later this week.
 
Here are the other results from our ASA Member Tracks and Series this past weekend.
 
ASA MIDWEST TOUR (Super Late Models & Trucks)
Norway Speedway (Norway, MI)
Norway 100
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Super Late Models
1. Nathan Haseleu
2. Chris Weinkauf
3. Jonathan Eilen
4. Chris Wimmer
5. Jamie Iverson
 
ASA Midwest Truck Tour
1. James Swan
2. Chad Knaus
3. John Wood
4. Jacob VanWazer
5. Jerry Wood
 
www.asamidwesttour.com  
 
ASA PRO TRUCK SERIES
Rocky Mountain Raceways (West Valley City, UT)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Maverik Clash of the Titans
1. Scott Luttmer
2. Alan Larson
3. Drew Reitsma
4. Doug Dugger
5. Jerry Rice
 
www.asaadvancetestingtour.com 

              
 
ACE SPEEDWAY (Altamahaw, NC)
Twitter: @AceSpeedway
Friday, August 10, 2012
Late Models: Barry Beggarly
Limited Late Models: Patrick Coleman
Modifieds: Rodney Cook
Mini Stocks: A.J. Sanders
X-Treme: Keith Brame
 
www.acespeedway.com       
 
BIG COUNTRY SPEEDWAY
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Kid’s Night
Please visit their website.
 
www.warconline.com           
 
EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK (Tampa, FL)
Twitter: @EastBayRacePark
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Open Wheel Modifieds: John Inman
East Bay Sprints: Gene Lasker
4 Cylinder Bombers: Raymond Vann
Florida Mini Sprints: Eddis Moss Jr.
Dirt Dauber: Bill Dixon
 
www.eastbayracewaypark.com                  
                       
I-25 SPEEDWAY (Pueblo, CO)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Rained out.
 
www.i25speedway.com       
 
ILLIANA MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Schererville, IN)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Late Models: Paul Shafer Jr.
Turbo Stox: Shawn Wiltjer
Legends: Chris King
Pure Stocks: Alex Treptow
Bandoleros: Kenny Myer
 
www.illianaspeedway.com              
 
LEBANON I-44 SPEEDWAY (Lebanon, MO)
Twitter: @i44speedway
Saturday, August 11, 2012
USST Trucks: Ron Hartford
ASA Late Models: Mike Slone
Modifieds: Rick Icenhower
Sportsman: Robert Reeves
Chargers: Lauren Buhr & Paul Jepsen
 
www.i44speedway.net        
 
LONESOME PINE RACEWAY (Coeburn, VA)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Late Models: Nate Monteith
Street Stocks: Chris Tunnell
Mod 4’s: Kirby Gobble
Pure 4’s: Jackie Jackson
Renegades: Iggy Greer
Iron Warriors: Jamie Meadows
 
www.thepineraceway.com  
 
MERIDIAN SPEEDWAY  (Meridian, ID)
Twitter: @MeridianSpeed
Saturday, August 11, 2012
ASA Modifieds: Shelby Stroebel
Super Sixes: Kevin Detweiler
Pro-4’s: Jim Bailey
Super Stocks: Justin Ellis
Junior Stingers: Riley Rogers
 
www.meridianspeedway.com         
 
NEWPORT MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Newport, TN)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Late Model Sportsman: Wayne Webb
Street Stocks: Alan Rich
Front Wheel Drive: Dakota Slagle
Mod 4’s: Josh Beal
Mini Cup: Lee Gibson
Legends: Tyler Goodwin
 
www.newportmotorspeedway.com           
 
NORWAY SPEEDWAY (Norway, MI)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
ASA Midwest Tour: Nathan Haseleu
ASA Midwest Truck Tour: James Swan
Super Stocks: Jim Stahowicz
 
www.norwayspeedway.com           
           
ROCKY MOUNTAIN RACEWAYS  (West Valley City, UT)
Twitter: @RMRSLC
Saturday, August 11, 2012 & Sunday, August 12, 2012
Saturday
Maverik Modifieds: Mark Ith Jr.
 
Sunday
Super Stocks: Tim Fahrner
Hornets: Jayden Park
 
www.rmrracing.com
 
SHANGRI-LA II MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Tioga Center, NY)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Sportsman Modifieds: Jimmy Zacharias
Late Models: Scott Nurmi
Street Stocks: Chris Zacharias
4 Cylinders: Frank Morich
 
www.shangrila-2.com          
 
SKAGIT SPEEDWAY
Twitter: @SkagitSpeedway
Saturday, August 11, 2012
410 Sprints: Kevin Smith
360 Sprints: Kelsey Carpenter
Sportsman Sprints: Cory Swatzina
Outlaw Hornets: Freddie Vela
 
www.skagitspeedway.com  
 
SOUTHERN OREGON SPEEDWAY (Medford, OR)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
ISCS Sprint Cars: Kyle Hirst
Pro Mods: Brad Alfrey
Super 4’s: Tony Bartell
Mini Stocks: Toby Judd
 
www.sospeedway.com         
                       
STATE PARK SPEEDWAY (Wausau, WI)
Twitter: @SPSRaces
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Super Late Models: Mark Eswein
Super Stocks: Natalie Decker
Pure Stocks: Tim Nawrocky
Mini Stocks: Mariah Gajewski
Mini Mods: Phil Malouf
 
 
www.stateparkspeedway.com        
 
VIRGINIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY (Jamaica, VA)
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Rained Out.
 
www.vamotorspeedway.com          
 
YAKIMA SPEEDWAY (Yakima, WA)
Twitter: @YakimaSpeedway1
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Pure Stocks: Rob Allen
Mini Stocks: Josh Washington
Bump to Pass: Thomas Benscoter
Sportsman: Lucas Valdez
Hornets: Jeff Ball
Pro 4 Late Models: Cody Walker
 
www.yakimaspeedway.us  
 
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