Modified Crash

Here’s a video our friends at Speed Shift TV just put up. It features a Dirt Modified race at Beatrice Speedway in Nebraska from earlier this season. In the clip Clinton Luellen in the 3L gamely tries to make up positions quickly from his starting position in the back of the field by taking the […]

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
~ Albert Einstein

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Racers running the USMTS Modified Series need to be aware that officials have instituted new rules for 2015 affecting the front clip. The rules have always stated that the USMTS requires an unaltered OEM frame, but some manufacturers (we’re long past being able to find a raceable clip in the junkyards) have altered the OEM […]

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
~ Salvador Dali

Intercomp Shock Dyno

Every year racing is becoming more and more sophisticated. A shock dyno may have seemed an outrageous purchase just a few years ago, but now they are not only much more affordable but also much easier to use. Intercomp has developed a computer controlled shock dyno that many Saturday-night race teams are now using that […]

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
~ Salvador Dali

Tyler Walker's Street Stock

A short while back asked on OneDirt’s Facebook page to send us shots of your race car as they sit right now. And just like we expected, you wow’ed us. As thanks–and so the rest of you can enjoy the shots too–we’ve put together this gallery of select shots from the stuff sent in. Some […]

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
~ Salvador Dali

Wild West Shootout USA Raceway

The Christmas lights are officially off the house and stored away. The last imaginable versions of turkey sustenance are thankfully off the menu for at least eleven months. The calendar has rolled full circle once again and January 1st is here with the hopes and dreams of what the new year might hold. For most people all […]

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
~ Thomas Jefferson

SRP Professional Pistons

JE Pistons’ SRP lineup has always featured lower cost performance pistons that still have lots of high end features. SRP–which stands for “Sportsman Racing Pistons–has upgraded many of its piston designs this year with improved features including coated skirts, forged side reliefs for lighter weight and great strength, and low drag ring packages. SRP is […]

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
~ Albert Einstein

IMCA SportMods

Here’s a clip of the finish from the West Coast Nationals at Antioch Speedway Here is a wild one! Watch the finish to the IMCA SportMod feature during night #1 of the IMCA West Coast Nationals. On the white flag lap the red 40 tries valiantly to make a pass for the lead but dives […]

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
~ Thomas Jefferson

Jiffy Tite

In racing, practicality always takes a back seat to performance. Header tube location makes it difficult to change plugs when the engine is hot without burning your hands? Tough. You get the idea. Jiffy-tite caters to racers and definitely understands that way of thinking. That’s why they’ve come up with their Pro-Compact series of quick disconnect […]

"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
~ Master Yoda

Sprint Car Flip and Save

We just found this clip, so we’re calling this the save of the year from 2014. Does anyone know who this is or where it was shot? Regardless, this save might fall more into the “luck” category than actual driver skill, but it is still pretty cool! Hope he or she was able to keep […]

"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."
~ Mark Twain

Bell Racing Helmets

Bell Racing is one of the most trusted brands when it comes to helmets and safety gear. We stopped by their booth at the PRI show and they showed us two new helmets we’re sure you’d want to see. The first is Bell’s new Sport Edge helmet. This lid is designed for entry level racers […]

"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."
~ Mark Twain

With a street price that's comparable to other rings already on the market, Total
Seal's Keith Jones believes racers at practically all levels can benefit from the company's new AP rings.

Total Seal’s Newest Rings Innovate with Top-Tier Race Technology for Real-World Prices   Dirt track racers and fans often enjoy a little harmless griping about the big-league asphalt racers that show up Sundays on TV. “Sure,” we’ll say, “it’s easy to look good when you have all that money to spend.” Or, “What do you […]

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Johnny Stokes

You may know Johnny Stokes as the owner and promoter of Magnolia Motor Speedway. But did you know he was also a great racer in his own right and even twice carried a bounty on his head for anyone who could beat him on the race track? Our own Ben Shelton recently had the opportunity […]

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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The Colorado Alliance Late Model Tour has partnered with five tracks in 2015 to present 18 nights of racing. The series has announced that it will visit Colorado Motor Sports Park, I-76 Speedway, El Paso County Raceway, Lamar Speedway and Phillips County Raceway. The 2015 season marks the most events scheduled in Colorado Late Model history […]

"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
~ Master Yoda

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Pay the money and they will come. This is a theory that many racers and fans believe to be true. The more money that a track pays for an event, then the more cars and fans that will participate. This has to be true, right? Well, the reality is that in many cases it’s not. […]

"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
~ Master Yoda

USAC Dirt Midget Racing Association

The USAC Dirt Midget Association recently held their annual meeting and announced the complete race schedule for the 2015 racing season. It  includes twelve races at Bear Ridge Speedway, the series’ home track, and a race on August 28th at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. This will be the series’ second trip to the famed dirt track just north […]

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have."
~ Thomas Jefferson

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We can’t believe that racing season has already begun, and to prove it we’re posting some of the first race results for the brand-new and still shiny 2015 racing season. Tony Jackson Jr. has already chalked up his first win of the season along with a $5,000 pay day in his #56 Super Late Model in […]

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
~ Salvador Dali

Strange Axles

Did you know that you can use the axles in the rear end to tune how your car handles? Strange Oval offers rear axles in different diameters to help you control axle wrap in offset rear ends. They say that by changing the rate of axle wrap you can actually mimic changes in stagger. See […]

"Do, or do not. There is no 'try'."
~ Master Yoda

Talladega Ice Bowl

There may still be snow on the ground where you are, but the 2015 racing season is officially upon us. They’ve been racing in Tucson, Ariz., for the Wild West Shootout for a week already, but now we have another track opening its gates for fans and racers alike. The second weekend in January is […]

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
~ Salvador Dali

Midget Racing

The Chili Bowl Nationals are underway! The feature, of course, doesn’t take place until Saturday night, but we’ve already had a night of practice and qualifying. To help get you excited for the weekend, we’ve posted this cool video of the sights and sounds from Chili Bowl practice that Ross Wece put together–including some candid shots […]

"The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad."
~ Salvador Dali

Ross Tingle

Recently we brought you Ben Shelton’s excellent sit down interview with Magnolia Motor Speedway owner and promoter Johnny Stokes. (If you haven’t seen that one yet, you can check it out here.) But we didn’t simply stop there on our visit to the 3/8-mile speedway just outside Columbus, Mississippi. Shelton also got the chance to […]

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
~ Albert Einstein

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