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Dirt Racing News Tracker: 2024 Offseason

Dirt Racing News Tracker: 2024 Offseason

A look at the biggest news and storylines from the 2024 dirt track racing offseason on FloRacing.

Nov 28, 2023 by Tyler Burnett

FloRacing's "Dirt Track Racing News Tracker" keeps you up to date with the biggest news and storylines heading into the 2024 racing season. Below, we break down the stories by division with Sprint Cars (Winged and Non-Wing), Midgets, Dirt Late Models and Micro Sprints. 

For more information on each story listed below, click the headline. 

Sprint Cars (Winged)

High Limit Racing Reveals 2024 Schedule

The 2024 High Limit Racing schedule has been announced with 60 dates at 36 tracks across 19 states, totaling more than $4 million in total purse money.

Rico Abreu Makes His Decision For The 2024 Season

Rico Abreu has made the decision to race full-time with High Limit Racing and chase a championship during the 2024 season.

Kasey Kahne Hitting The Road Full-Time With High Limit Racing In 2024

After building a World of Outlaws dynasty with 200+ wins and six championships over the last 15+ years, Kasey Kahne Racing will move not one but both teams to High Limit Racing in 2024.

Jacob Allen Joining High Limit Racing Full-Time In 2024

Driving the familiar and iconic Shark Racing No. 1A, the fan-favorite son of National Sprint Car Hall of Famer Bobby Allen will become a High Roller next year, chasing the season-long championship and Midweek Money Series title. Allen and Shark Racing join Brad Sweet and Kasey Kahne Racing as the first two publicly confirmed full-timers with more names coming soon.

Cory Eliason & RSR Racing No. 8 Going Full-Time With High Limit Racing

The list of full-time High Limit Racing competitors climbed to five - for now - as Cory Eliason was announced as the pilot of the Ridge & Sons Racing No. 8 for a national slate in 2024.

Zeb Wise Going Full-Time With High Limit Racing In 2024

Fresh off a down-to-the-wire championship with the All Star Circuit of Champions, Zeb Wise will take the Rudeen Racing No. 26 to High Limit Racing full-time in 2024 with sights set on a new title.

Spencer Bayston Going Full-Time With High Limit Racing In 2024

Spencer Bayston and CBJ Motorsports are the 10th team to go full-time with High Limit Racing for the 2024 season.

Young Gun Brenham Crouch Joins 2024 High Limit Racing Roster

A sixth High Roller emerged as Brenham Crouch dropped the news that he would join High Limit Racing full-time in the 2024 season.

Corey Day Goes Full-Time, Ready To Chase 2024 High Limit Title

Corey Day has announced he and Jason Meyers Racing are signing up to compete for all 60 races and chasing a High Limit Racing championship in 2024.

Justin Peck And Buch Motorsports Roll The Dice With High Limit In 2024

Justin Peck and Buch Motorsports have joined the increasingly-impressive list of High Rollers for the 2024 racing season.

High Limit Racing Names Announcer For 2024 Season

With an expanding national footprint and a vastly growing brand, finding the right voice to lead High Limit Racing into the future was a crucial decision heading into the 2024 season. High Limit Racing announced that they have found that announcer.

Kyle Larson And Brad Sweet Announce Major Plans For High Limit Racing

High Limit Racing, founded and owned by NASCAR champion Kyle Larson and five-time World of Outlaws champion Brad Sweet, is expanding in 2024. The formerly named High Limit Sprint Car Series is adding events and increasing driver payouts while broadening its partnership with FloSports. The midweek race series will evolve into a 50-plus race night schedule across the country and increase driver payouts to more than $5 million.

High Limit Racing Forms Alliance With FAST For Ohio Sprint Speedweek

High Limit Racing has formed a strategic alliance with FAST on Dirt, a regional Ohio-based 410 winged sprint car series. The partnership will guarantee the continuation of the historic Ohio Sprint Speedweek in 2024 and into the future.  

Chris Windom Finds New Home For 2024 Sprint Car Season 

Chris Windom and NOS Energy Drink have teamed up with Vermeer Motorsports for the 2024 sprint car season. The Canton, Illinois driver will take-on his third full-time national season in a winged sprint car housed in Indianapolis and owned by Pella, Iowa's Tony Vermeer.

Ian Madsen Announces His Retirement From Sprint Car Racing

After 20 years of racing and competing at the top levels of Sprint Car racing, Ian Madsen has decided to call it quits. In a well thought out statement posted on his Instagram, Madsen announced his retirement from racing.


VIDEO: Chris Windom and Vermeer Motorsports team up for 2024 season.

Dirt Late Models

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 2024 Schedule

A series-record 12 races paying $50,000-to-win or more highlight 2024’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule takes the national tour to 28 tracks in 16 states for 64 nights of racing with 59 full-field events and eight semi-features.

Controversial Lucas Late Model Series Chase Format Gets A Makeover For 2024

The controversial one-race championship system seen in 2023 has been modified by Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials for 2024.

Shoulder Surgery Put On Hold As Scott Bloomquist Plots 2024 Plans

Count Scott Bloomquist among the drivers having solidified plans heading into 2024 at the PRI Show. Surgery will go on hold, so whats next?

Eldora Speedway Restructures Dirt Late Model Dream Format

The 2024 Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway comes with split-field preliminaries on separate nights and the event's richest purse ever.

Earl Pearson Jr.'s Ride With Papich Racing Ends As Team Shuts Down

Earl Pearson Jr.’s stint of two-plus years driving for Jason Papich has ended with the announcement that the Californian is shutting down his Papich Racing operation.

Is Brandon Overton Returning To The 2024 Lucas Oil Late Model Tour In 2024?

Brandon Overton can't seem to move on from how he fell short in the 2023 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series title chase. Does that mean he will return in 2024 for some redemption?

Mike Marlar Announces Who He'll Be Racing For Next

With his 10-year tenure with Ronnie Delk drawing to a close, Mike Marlar announced that he’s joined Skyline Motorsports.

The Skyline Is The Limit For Mike Marlar

VIDEO: Mike Marlar explains his move to Skyline Motorsports. 

Sprint Cars (Non-Wing)

USAC Announces 55-Race Sprint Car Schedule For 2024

The 2024 USAC Sprint Car schedule features 55 races, with the season beginning in February and ending in October.

Jake Swanson Lands New USAC Sprint Car Ride For 2024

The upcoming 2024 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship will present a new beginning for driver Jake Swanson and 2B Racing.

The two have paired up to chase the full USAC National Sprint Car schedule starting with the February 2024 season openers in Florida aboard the Scott Benic-owned DRC/Claxton ride sponsored by Honest Abe Roofing – America’s Reliable Roofer – and the Newton family.

Kyle Cummins Joins New Sprint Car Team For 2024 USAC Season

Kyle Cummins, one of the premier drivers on the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship tour, will compete on the full schedule in 2024 with the newly established Petty Performance Racing team.

Jadon Rodgers And Mike Dutcher Team Up For 2024 USAC Sprint Car Season

Jadon Rogers and Michael Dutcher Motorsports are back on the trail for a full season run with the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship in 2024.

Daison Pursley Has A New Home For The 2024 USAC Sprint Season

Daison Pursley and Team AZ Racing will chase the entire 2024 USAC National Sprint Car Series tour. Last year Pursley earned Rookie of The Year honors with the Series.


USAC National Midget 2024 Schedule Released

The USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship enters the 2024 season loaded for bear with 30 events on the calendar from April through November.

Abacus Racing Adds David Gravel And Michael Pickens To Chili Bowl Roster

Abacus Racing announced that Watertown, Connecticut native David Gravel and Aukland, New Zealand native Michael Pickens will both drive for the Indianapolis based team in the 2024 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl, completing their driver roster for the annual event.

Jade Avedisian Inks Multi-Year Deal With Toyota Racing Development

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) announced a multi-year commitment to Jade Avedisian, which will see the California-native continue her development with dirt and pavement opportunities as a part of the Toyota Racing family.

Kaylee Bryson To Team Up With Sammy Swindell For Chili Bowl

Kaylee Bryson is teaming up with a legend at the Chili Bowl. Find out more about her plans.

Logan Seavey Will Run It Back At The Chili Bowl With Kevin Swindell

Defending Chili Bowl Nationals winner Logan Seavey is running it back with the team that helped him win his first Golden Driller trophy in 2023. Seavey will once again drive the No. 39 for Kevin Swindell during the 2024 Chili Bowl Nationals in January.

Tyler Courtney Heading Back To The Chili Bowl With A New Team

After a year away from the biggest Midget race of the year, Tyler Courtney will return to the Chili Bowl Nationals in 2024. Courtney has teamed up with Abacus Racing to pilot the team's No. 57 NOS Energy Drink entry in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Micro Sprints

Hailie Deegan To Compete In Tulsa Shootout

Making her return to Oklahoma, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver, Hailie Deegan will be back on track for the 39th annual Tulsa Shootout, happening December 26-31, 2023 at the SageNet Center in Tulsa, Okla.

Tyler Courtney Tabbed To Drive For Christopher Bell At Tulsa Shootout

One of the biggest names in motorsports will return to the Tulsa Expo Raceway in December for the 39th annual Tulsa Shootout, but with a different role.

Making his return as a car owner, former Tulsa Shootout winner and three-time Chili Bowl Champion, Christopher Bell, will look to add another Golden Driller to his trophy case and possibly a first for Indiana’s Tyler Courtney, who will be behind the wheel in Hyper Racing Outlaw Non-Wing and RS12 Motorsports Outlaw competition.

Dirt Modifieds

A Look At The 2024 Short Track Super Series Schedule

Six states and two Canadian provinces encompass the 2024 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco schedule.

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