Clayton Miller

The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series kicked off its 2015 season on Saturday with the twice weather-delayed 11th Annual Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic, and a classic it was. Clayton Miller of Elkton, KY would outduel Trent Young to claim the series first victory of 2015.  It would be Miller’s second career series victory. Clayton […]


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Earl Baltes was one of the great promoters in dirt track racing history. The longtime owner and promoter of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, passed Monday at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. Baltes built Eldora in 1954 and made it one of the most famous dirt tracks in the nation. Eldora is famously the […]


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After more than a month away from the track, Tony Jackson Jr. resumed competition on Saturday night at Springfield Raceway (Springfield, Missouri). He would make the most of the opportunity by winning a wild feature in his Super Late Model. The $2,000-to-win, MARS DIRTcar Series opener drew a stout field of thirty Super Late Models […]


Comp Cams Super Dirt Series

Due to saturated grounds the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil event that was scheduled for this Saturday, March 28th at Ark-La-Tex Speedway (Vivian, Louisiana) has been canceled. The event was scheduled to see the tour going head-to-head with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) in a $10,000-to-win event. […]


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Another day goes by and our sport loses yet another legend to time. The truly one and only Earl Baltes passed away on Monday morning. Some might say he was just a man, but I say he was so much more. While I grew up more than 600 miles away from where he built his […]


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“Damned if you do. Damned if you don’t.” While there are debates of who was actually the first person to use this quote, most estimates date its first appearance back to the 1800’s. For the purpose of this article it’s truly trivial who first said it. The point is that two centuries later it’s still […]


Cherokee Speedway Wreck

College basketball wasn’t the only event taking place this weekend. Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC, ran its March Madness races on Sunday, and it was filled with plenty of drama, too. This clip shot by Dirt Station records the multi-car pileup that happened on a restart during the Southern Allstar Racing Series Late Model race. Nearly […]


Earl Baltes

Racing great and Eldora Speedway builder Earl Baltes passed at the age of 93, but before his body was laid to rest his family and the folks at Eldoa put together a beautiful tribute. Baltes visited his speedway one last time and then–on the way to the church–he was escorted by his famous grader, a […]


Every custom ordered piston goes through the engineering department to make sure none of the requested changes will unintentionally introduce a structural flaw to the design.

JE Pistons has completely re-engineered it’s production model to provide the fastest custom piston turnaround times in the industry. Racers and engine builders are notorious for working all hours of the day and night in order to make it to the racetrack and never miss a weekend of action. Of course, the biggest frustration when […]


Dirt Late Model on Asphalt

Sometimes you’ve just got to let your hair down and have a little fun. That’s what this Dirt Late Model team did when All American Speedway in Roseville, California, held an open practice day. It certainly looks like the team kept their dirt setup on the car, because there is lots of tail-out, tire-melting action […]


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Strip It Down March 27th, 2015. That’s the date that construction officially began on the site of the new Dirt Track at Memphis International Raceway. Construction crews began stripping sod and the top layer of soil as we inched closer to seeing dirt fly once again in Memphis, Tennessee. Over the past several months, naysayers […]


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CP-Carrillo has just announced the details on their 2015 partnership with the IMCA. And the good news is they are giving away parts to participants. Here are the particulars: 1. CP- Carrillo will award a complete set of pistons and connecting rods to the Stock Car national champion and to the highest finishing driver with […]


In the real world racers have to make every buck count. The key is to find components that can give you optimum performance without an optimum price.

Easily one of the most famous sayings in racing is the often repeated quote by the one and only Smokey Yunick that goes, “Speed costs money, how fast do you want to go?” And in many ways that is true. There’s no denying that racing can be an expensive sport, but that doesn’t mean you […]


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Here’s your chance to do some great things while enjoying racing at the same time. The United States Modified Touring Series has announced that as part of the USMTS 4 Kids program, fund-raising through the month of April will benefit Karsyn’s Krusaders – Kickin’ Cancer’s Butt One Lap at a Time. Officials from the United […]


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Ashley Newman continued his red-hot start to the 2015 season over the weekend by capturing back-to-back, NeSmith Weekly Racing Series victories at Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi), which were held as a part of the inaugural Golden Egg Classic. Twenty-three Crate Late Models registered for Friday night’s, $800-to-win program. With the top ten qualifiers locking […]


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One of the biggest Locas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events of the year is the annual Show-Me 100 held at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. This year the event is taking place on May 22 and 23, and it’s guaranteed to be an action-packed weekend. And the Lucas Oil Series is going to […]


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The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is set for the first of three events in the month of April as the tour will make its first-ever visit to Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, KY on Saturday April 18.  It will be the tour’s first of four scheduled visits to the 3/8 mile […]


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Mother Nature finally stopped bullying the COMP Cams Interstate Cup presented by Dixon Road U-Pull-It, and the miniseries was able to host its first point event of the season on Saturday evening at I-30 Speedway (Little Rock, Arkansas). Little Rock driver, Zach Pringle, served notice that this might very well be his year to claim […]


Chase Junghans

Parked side by side in the pits at USA Raceway (Tucson, Arizona) to start the 2015 racing season in early January, the Junghans family seems to have quite the life. Two talented young drivers in the stable with brothers, Chase and Grant. Nice haulers and nice equipment for both competitors. Best of all, a loving […]


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The latest issue of OneDirt magazine is out and like a proud Papa, we feel like handing out cigars. Except, of course, those things aren’t good for you. So we’ll just be proud and tell you that we’ve packed the latest issue of our magazine with the best tech stories and racer profiles you will […]


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