This weekend will find the annual Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 behind held at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi). Not only is this one of the south’s most prestigious races, but it’s also an event that has a lot of sentimental value to me. This is a race that I’ve attended for much […]

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has released its 2016 event schedule, and it looks like were going to get a lot of great racing next year. The calendar includes 47 events at 31 different venues across 19 states. The 2016 schedule will feature 13 events that will pay $12,000-to-win, along with 12 crown jewel events […]


Columbus Speedway and Magnolia Motor Speedway survive as neighbors in the same Deep South city.

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If you take a poll at practically any race track and asked racers and car owners to name the largest hurdle when it comes to operating a winning race team the number one answer will almost always be money. Yes, money is always the first thing that comes to mind. But right behind money when […]


Stevie Smith won his third career Williams Grove National Open on Sunday evening and took home $50,000. Smith started second and passed pole-sitter Danny Dietrich for the lead on the ninth lap. Smith then held off World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz over the closing laps of the 40-lap event. Logan Schuchart finished third, with Justin […]

Dirt Racing Crash

Our friends at The Dirt Racing Connection caught this clip of what looks like a Hornets class car and it’s driver having a very bad night. We don’t get much description, but keep your eye on the yellow 23. Everything seems to be going well until the car suddenly heads for the wall. Not sure […]

Stewart Retirement

    If you are a racing fan you would have to be living under a rock to not have heard the Tony Stewart announcement earlier this week on his future as a NASCAR driver. On Wednesday, September 30th the Indiana native officially announced his retirement from full-time NASCAR competition at the conclusion of the 2016 […]

Eldora Highlights

We’re big fans of both DirtOnDirt and Loudpedal Productions. Both do great work, and now it seems they’ve teamed up to produce this incredible edit from the 45th running of Eldora Speedway’s World 100. The video covers everything from the preliminary heats earlier in the week all the way to Jonathan Davenport’s big win on […]


    “Complacency leads to failure.” The quote above seems simple enough. However, the folks, who are close to me, know that it’s a motto after which I religiously pattern my personal and professional life. Whether it be my work ethic at the gym or the methodology that I approach with all of my business […]

Jack Sullivan Late Model

It may seem early yet, but driver’s are already claiming some major touring championships. On Saturday evening Jack Sullivan officially clinched the 2015 COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) championship in his Super Late Model. The Greenbrier, Arkansas racer only had to enter the 9th Annual Mid-South Dirt Track Championship at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, […]


Sadly, it looks like we’ve lost another track. This time, however, the reason isn’t poor attendance, or a land developer offering up an unbelievable sum so that they can put up a shopping center. No, this time Kentucky is condemning the property for a highway. Clover Leaf Realty, LLC has announced that it will cease […]


Saturday night Jason Hughes became the first driver ever to sweep all three feature races in the 17-year history of Deer Creek Speedway’s Fall Jamboree. It was also, by the way, a pretty eventful weekend. Hughes’ win on Thursday night secured him his second USMTS series championship over Rodney Sanders, and then the win on […]


Deer Creek Speedway kicked off the three-day Fall Jamboree mega-event on Thursday night, but while it was just the first night of racing at the 3/8-mile facility it also served as the 15th and final points race in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental. Driver Jason Hughes entered […]


“Thank You.” Two syllables that make up two separate, basic words in the English vocabulary. It’s a simple saying that seems even simpler to say. However, in this day and time it seems like you hear it less and less. The racing world is not immune to the absence of this phrase, and that is […]

Barnett racing in the 1996 World 100.

By Bill Holder He started his Dirt Late Model career in 1975–about four decades ago–and he is still doing it on a more limited basis. That’s a little different for Steve Barnett, but what isn’t different for Steve is that he still has the fire and can still win. He comes from a racing family, […]


Todd Morrow Racing is doing their part to help fellow racer, Jeff Smith in his time of need. The Dalton, Georgia racer suffered a fractured vertebrae in his neck after a flip at I-75 Motor Speedway (Sweetwater, Tennessee) in a Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series event on Friday, August 14th, 2015. He will be […]


    It’s truly astonishing when you sit back and realize how fast time passes. Many of us get so caught up in the daily happenings of our lives that we forget to look at the big picture. Because of this, not only do we have a tendency to lose focus on what’s important for […]


In less than two weeks it will be time to set the gumbo on fire as the 9th Annual Gumbo Nationals will come to life at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) on October 1st-3rd, 2015 For 2015 the Super Late Model division will battle a total payout in excess of $40,000 as the Mississippi State Championship […]


“The Insane One” is Karting’s richest race, and it is coming up this weekend. With over 74 grand in prize money up for grabs, it’s sure to draw a ton of racers. The event is being held at Semo Raceway in Sikeston, Mo, and the main event will be the Clone Heavy class that will […]

In the Mid South Racing forums we found this Camaro with a leaf spring rear suspension and a 350 with Vortec heads. The seller calls the car "turn key" and says he will part with it for $5,500.

By Ben Shelton So when it comes to the ins-and-outs of race cars, I know pretty well nothing. There’s no danger of me every being a mechanic on a race team. I’m truly all thumbs when it comes to all technical aspects of racing. This all points to the fact that I definitely chose the […]

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