Late Model Schedule: October 2017

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Chris MaddeThe major series are starting to wind up their schedule with some big shows in October.

DateSeriesRaceTrackWinnerResults / Notes
01-Oct-17NARA Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt SeriesRome ShowdownRome Speedway (GA)Darrell LaniganResults
06-Oct-17Ultimate Southeast Late Models SeriesUltimate SE Late Models Series 20171006311 Motor Speedway (NC)Jonathan DavenportJonathan Davenport, Ross Bailes, Kyle Hardy, Tyler Millwood, Dennis Franklin
07-Oct-17NARA Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt SeriesPittsburgher 100 (29th)Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway (PA)Don O'NealResults / Recap
13-Oct-17World of Outlaws - Late ModelsOutlaw Clay Classic Late ModelsThe Dirt Oval at Route 66 (IL)Chris MaddenResults
14-Oct-17World of Outlaws - Late Models The Dirt Oval at Route 66 (IL)Canceled - weather 
21-Oct-17NARA Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt SeriesDirt Track World ChampionshipPortsmouth Raceway Park (OH) Josh RichardsResults / Recap
21-Oct-17Ultimate Southeast Late Models Series Modoc Speedway (SC) Brett HammResults / Recap
21-Oct-17Unsanctioned Budweiser Cash Money 100Fayetteville Motor Speedway Willie Milliken1. Willie Millikan, 2. Ben Watkins, 3. Matt Long, 4. Dustin Mitchell, 5. Steve Banal
27-Oct-17Unsanctioned Thunderbird Speedway (OK) Pays $10,000-to-win
28-Oct-17Ultimate Southeast Late Models Series Dublin Motor Speedway (NC) Originally October 7; rain delayed
28-Oct-17Unsanctioned Whynot Motorsports Park Pays $15,000-to-win

Thomas Kennedy Makes Annual 2,000-Mile Trek From Winnipeg To East Bay

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By Tony Veneziano

The average temperature in Winnipeg, Canada, in February is 17 degrees Fahrenheit. In the Tampa, Florida, area, the average daytime high is 72. That is one of the reasons Thomas Kennedy and his race team make the 2,050 mile trek to the Sunshine State each year to compete in the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, FL.

Sprints Invade East Bay Raceway Park For Final Week Of Winternationals

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By Jonathon Masters

FloSports Expands Racing Coverage with Super DIRTcar Series on FloRacing

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FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, today announced a multi-year agreement with DIRTcar Racing to exclusively live stream Super DIRTcar Series events, including Super DIRT Week, one of the largest motorsports events in the country, on FloRacing, as well as the FloSports app on iOS, Roku and Apple TV 4.

Ronald Laney Memorial King Of The 360s: A Look At Past Winners (Pt. 2)

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By Tony Veneziano

Strong Florida Car Counts Highlight Speed Weeks 2018

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By Jonathon Masters

Ronald Laney Memorial King Of The 360s: A Look At Past Winners (Pt. 1)

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By Tony Veneziano

The winners list of the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s at East Bay Raceway in Gibsonton, Florida, is a who’s who of the sport. From a pair of Hall of Famers to a World of Outlaws champion, accomplishments abound among the past winners of the season-opening classic.

Sprint Car Hotbed: East Bay Draws Star-Studded Field

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Every February, East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, becomes a sprint car mecca as drivers from coast to coast and even Canada make the trek to the one-third-mile oval to compete in the Winternationals. 

East Bay Winter Nationals Crate Week Recap

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Crate week has come to a close at East Bay Race Park’s Winter Nationals in Gibsonton, Florida. The three-day event not only saw wins by both local competitors and travelers but also some hard hits and outstanding races.

East Bay Just One Example Of Where Crates Beat Supers

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By Jonathon Masters

Winter Nationals: What To Watch For During Modified Week (Pt. 1)


By Jonathon Masters  

The 43rd edition of Winter Nationals at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, FL, is slated to kick off a week of UMP Modified racing on Wednesday night.