Bubba Pollard claims Pro Late Model 100 in Nashville

The Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville hosted the Big Machine Vodka 100 race for the Pro Late Model division as part of its All-American 400 event on Sunday afternoon. After all was said and done, it was Asphalt Late Model star Bubba Pollard who would leave the state capital of Tennessee with a winner’s check valued at $6,500. Jackson Boone started the race from the pole after he turned a lap in 18.905 seconds around the .596-mile paved oval on Saturday night. That effort placed him ahead of Michael House, Bubba Pollard, Davey Coble, Jake Garcia, Michael Bolden, Dylan Fetcho, Daniel…

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Mason Mingus emerges from wild race as All-American 400 winner

Super Late Model competitors from all over the country descended upon the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, Tenn. for one of the crown jewel short track races for pavement-based cars. The 35th annual running of the All-American 400 played out on the historic track’s worn surface during a cool afternoon and early evening on Sunday. Mason Mingus would eventually come away from “Music City” with a guitar trophy and a $22,000 payday. Cole Butcher earned the pole position for the main event by turning a lap in 18.101 seconds around the .596 mile speedway. That effort beat out Derek Thorne, Casey…

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Drivers Looking to Claim a Crown Jewel in All-American 400

One of pavement short track racing’s premier events will take place this weekend when the 35th annual All-American 400 takes the green flag on Sunday, November 3rd in the state capital of Tennessee at the Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville. This race along with the Snowball Derby at Florida’s Five Flags Speedway, the Winchester 400 at the Winchester(IN) Speedway, the Oxford 250 at the Oxford(ME) Plains Speedway, and the Winter Showdown at Kern County(CA) Raceway Park are considered among the the crown jewels of Asphalt Late Model racing. A simple glance at the list of past winners in the All-American 400…

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Stephen Nasse Hopes Winchester 400 Victory Will Lead to More Crown Jewels

Sometimes you can just see that something big is about to happen. That very well could have been the case for those who follow Super Late Model racing on pavement leading into the 48th annual Winchester 400 held at the historic Winchester Speedway this past Sunday. For those paying attention, many signs leading into that race pointed to all the pieces falling into place for Pinellas Park, Florida native Stephen Nasse taking the checkered flag on the venerable old track located in the eastern half of Indiana and known for its worn surface and steep banking. After all, the 24-year-old…

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Live Updates: Lucas Oil Late Models at Rome Speedway(10-13-19)

InsideCircleTrack.com in conjunction with InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event at Rome Speedway in Rome, GA on Sunday evening, October 13, 2019. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram). These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. The 2019 season has concluded at SMS but schedule information for next year will be released in the coming weeks. Classes in action: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt¬†Series for $10,000-to-win(50 laps) as well as the track’s regular divisions.¬† *Please Note: These…

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Live Updates: Lucas Oil Late Models at Dixie Speedway(10-12-19)

InsideCircleTrack.com in conjunction with InsideDirtRacing.com will be providing live updates from the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, GA on Saturday evening, October 12, 2019. The updates will be provided by Richard Allen(@RichardAllenIDR on Twitter and @RichardAllenIDR on Instagram). These updates are brought to you by Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. The 2019 season has concluded at SMS but schedule information for next year will be released in the coming weeks.   Click on the play button below to hear our pre-race interview with Devin Moran. Classes in action: Lucas Oil Late…

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Jeff Purvis Relishes Memories of a Career Worth Celebrating

Many enthusiasts of Dirt Late Model racing consider the World 100 held annually at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway to be the most prestigious of events in that form of racing. Many enthusiasts of Late Model racing on pavement consider the Snowball Derby held annually at Florida’s 5 Flags Speedway to be the most prestigious event in that form of racing. Only one driver in the history of the sport has won both of those highly regarded events. Aside from winning the World 100 on three occasions(1983, 1984 & 1986) and the Snowball Derby(1995), the list of accomplishments compiled by Jeff Purvis…

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Donnie Wilson running up front but looking for even more

While business interests in his hometown of Oklahoma City occupy much Donnie Wilson’s time, his true passion is for racing. The 48-year-old star of the pavement Super Late Model ranks has been considered one of the top competitors in that form of racing for quite some time. And to that end, the 2017 winner of the prestigious All-American 400 at Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway would love to race even more than he currently does. Even though his number of starts might not necessarily be eye popping, his finishes in those races have been worthy of note. With seven starts in the…

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Jared Irvan looking for the right break to follow in famous dad’s footsteps

Ernie Irvan scored a total of 15 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wins over the course of a thirteen year career. Among those victories was his first career triumph at the Bristol Motor Speedway in 1990 and the 1991 Daytona 500. Now, the former star’s son is hoping to follow in his father’s footsteps up the racing ladder. However, there have been challenges along the way for the young racer. Jared Irvan began racing Quarter-Midgets at the tender age of six and has steadily progressed to his current station. This past Saturday the now 21-year-old from Midland, NC competed in…

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CARS Tour Throwback 276 Photos

Here are some photos from the CARS Super Late Model Tour and CARS Late Model Stock Tour Throwback 276 at Hickory Motor Speedway: Please consider reading –> Matt Craig fight off challengers to win CARS Tour SLM Throwback 276 Please consider reading –> Ryan Repko captures CARS LMS Tour win at Hickory       Richard Allen is a member of the National Motorsports Press Association Respond to this piece on Twitter –> @RichardAllenIDR¬† or on Facebook –> InsideCircleTrack/Facebook

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